Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cúlfada (school) (Culfadda, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Liam Barún.

Original reference: 0186/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Hidden Treasures (p. 001-002)
  2. Riddles (p. 003-020)
  3. Forts (p. 021-023)
  4. Local Games (p. 024-026)
  5. Home District (p. 027-028)
  6. Irish Story (p. 029-031)
  7. Weather-Lore (p. 032-034)
  8. Local Cures (p. 035-036)
  9. Homemade Toys (p. 037-038)
  10. Travelling Folk (p. 039-040)
  11. Old Schools (p. 041-042)
  12. Local Heroes (p. 043-045)
  13. Local Happenings (p. 045-047)
  14. Local Marriages (p. 048-049)
  15. Penal Times (p. 050-052)
  16. Local Place Names (p. 053-055)
  17. Local Song (p. 056-057)
  18. Local Prayers (p. 058-062)
  19. Bird-Lore (p. 063-065)
  20. Great Famine (p. 066-067)
  21. Lore of Certain Days (p. 068-069)
  22. Local Poets (p. 070-071)
  23. Local Games (p. 072-076)
  24. Local Roads (p. 077-079)
  25. Holy Wells (p. 080-082)
  26. Herbs (p. 082-085)
  27. Potato Crop (p. 086-087)
  28. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 088-089)
  29. Old Crafts (p. 090-091)
  30. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 092-095)
  31. Churning (p. 096-098)
  32. Care of Our Feet (p. 099-101)
  33. Local Forges (p. 102-104)
  34. Clothes Made Locally (p. 105-107)
  35. Holy Family (p. 108-111)
  36. Aiste (p. 112-113)
  37. Landlords (p. 114-115)
  38. Food in the Olden Times (p. 116-118)
  39. Local Patron Saint (p. 119-120)
  40. Bread (p. 121-122)
  41. Buying and Selling (p. 123-124)
  42. Old Houses (p. 125-127)
  43. Leipreachán (p. 128-129)
  44. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 130-131)
  45. Religious Story (p. 132-134)
  46. Local Ruins (p. 135-136)
  47. Old Graveyards (p. 137-140)
  48. Severe Weather (p. 141-143)
  49. Strange Animals (p. 144-146)
  50. Historical Traditions (p. 147-148)
  51. Story (p. 149-150)
  52. Local Monuments (p. 151-152)
  53. Local Song (p. 153)
  54. Story (p. 154-157)
  55. Last of the Serpents in Ireland (p. 158-160)
  56. Riddles (p. 161-166)
Origin information
Culfadda, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 186, p. 1A-166)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
School location
CulfaddaCoill FhadaCulfaddaDrumratCorranSligo
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0186/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Sligo schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:47017605>
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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