Cor na Gaoithe

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cor na Gaoithe (school) (Cornageeha, Co. Leitrim), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bean Uí Fhloinn.

Original reference: 0206/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Leitrim schools

  1. Sites of Historic Interest in the Locality (p. 001-003)
  2. Poll Cháitlín (p. 004)
  3. Carraig an Aifrinn (p. 005)
  4. Cloch an tSagairt (p. 005-006)
  5. Three Forts of Carracashel (p. 006-007)
  6. Tobar Muire (p. 007-010)
  7. Station at the Holy Well (p. 010-011)
  8. Origin of Dowra Village (p. 011-013)
  9. Holy Wells (p. 014)
  10. Proverbs (p. 017-018)
  11. Taking the Butter (p. 021)
  12. Riddles (p. 022-023)
  13. Funny Story (p. 023-024)
  14. May Customs (p. 024)
  15. Place Names in this Locality (p. 025)
  16. Boycotting (p. 026)
  17. Rush and Resin and Candle-Making (p. 030)
  18. Sweat-Houses (p. 031-032)
  19. Cures (p. 033-034)
  20. Cure for the Wart (p. 035)
  21. Ghost Story (p. 036)
  22. Ghost Story (p. 037)
  23. Poll Glás (p. 038)
  24. Ghost Story (p. 039)
  25. Ghost Story (p. 039-040)
  26. Folklore (p. 041-042)
  27. Drowning (p. 042-043)
  28. Ghost Story (p. 044-045)
  29. Great Storm (p. 045-046)
  30. Folklore - Evictions (p. 047)
  31. Birds (p. 048-049)
  32. May Customs (p. 050)
  33. Proverbs (p. 051-054)
  34. Evictions (p. 055)
  35. Hidden Treasure (p. 056)
  36. Hidden Treasure (p. 057)
  37. Old Roads and Passes (p. 058)
  38. How the River Shannon Got its Name (p. 059-060)
  39. Taking the Butter (p. 061)
  40. Taking the Butter (p. 062)
  41. Folklore - A Story of a Leprechaun (p. 063)
  42. Matchmaking (p. 064-065)
  43. Men who Walked Long Journeys (p. 066-067)
  44. Cure for Wildfire (p. 068)
  45. Funny Story - Setting the Pace (p. 069)
  46. Funny Story - No Time to Lose (p. 069)
  47. Weavers (p. 071-072)
  48. Flax and Linen (p. 073)
Origin information
Cornageeha, Co. Leitrim
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 206, p. 1a-73)
Folklore--Ireland--Leitrim (County)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Drowning   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Gobán Saor (Legendary character)   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Erysipelas   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CornageehaCorr na GaoitheCornageehaDrumreillyDrumahaireLeitrim
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0206/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Leitrim schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <>
Supported by funding from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (Ireland), University College Dublin, and the National Folklore Foundation (Fondúireacht Bhéaloideas Éireann), 2014-2016.
Record source
Metadata creation date: 2014/2016 — Metadata created by Fiontar, Dublin City University, in collaboration with the National Folklore Collection UCD and UCD Library. Original Fiontar metadata converted into MODS by UCD Library.

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