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Bóthar Buí (B.), Áth Treasna

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from An Bóthar Buí (B.), Áth Treasna (school) (Boherboy, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Ó Gealbháin.

Original reference: 0355/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Story (p. 001-003)
  2. Story (p. 004-005)
  3. Story (p. 006-007)
  4. Story of the O'Keeffe's (p. 008-009)
  5. Story (p. 010-011)
  6. Story (p. 012-013)
  7. Story (p. 014-015)
  8. Story (p. 016-017)
  9. Story (p. 018-019)
  10. Story of Doon (p. 020-021)
  11. Island Wood Witch (p. 022-024)
  12. Townland of Gneeves (p. 025-026)
  13. Old Cures (p. 027-030)
  14. Story (p. 031-032)
  15. Story of Meela McAuliffe (p. 033-034)
  16. Story About the McCarthy's of Rathroe (p. 035-036)
  17. Proverbs (p. 037-038)
  18. Story of a Leprechaun (p. 039-041)
  19. Riddles (p. 042-045)
  20. Signs of the Weather (p. 046-047)
  21. He (David Murphy) was born in the year 1869 and died in 1938. He was very fond of music and poetry; and though a farmer, he would have stopper in the middle of his most hurried job to listen.... (p. 048)
  22. Boherbue (p. 049)
  23. Kathleen Bridgid (p. 050-051)
  24. Araglen Stream (p. 052-053)
  25. Poetry (p. 054)
  26. Feat of Strength and Endurance - A True Story (p. 055-057)
  27. Story of Bill the Piper (p. 058)
  28. Story of Máire Bhaildí (p. 059)
  29. Story (p. 060-061)
  30. Field Where People Used to Go Astray (p. 062-063)
  31. Noises in a Field (p. 064-065)
  32. How People Lighted Their Houses Long Ago (p. 066)
  33. Clothes Made Locally (p. 067-069)
  34. Homemade Candles (p. 070-071)
  35. Cures (p. 072-073)
  36. Unlucky Days (p. 074)
  37. Omens (p. 075)
  38. Death (p. 076-077)
  39. Home Customs - Old Crafts - Basket-Making (p. 078)
  40. Local Marriage Customs (p. 078)
  41. Cures (p. 078-079)
  42. Unlucky Days (p. 080-081)
  43. Story (p. 082-083)
  44. Story of Doon (p. 084-086)
  45. Dardaol (A Black Long Beetle) (p. 087)
  46. Dromscarra Wood - A Historical Place (p. 088-091)
  47. Fairs (p. 092-094)
  48. Cures for Toothache (p. 095-096)
  49. Story of How a Local Quack Used to Cure Toothache (p. 097-098)
  50. Pishogue Story (p. 099-100)
  51. Famous Men That Lived in this District Long Ago (p. 101)
  52. Christmas of 50 Years Ago (p. 102-105)
  53. Marriage Customs Locally (p. 106-109)
  54. Weddings (p. 110-113)
  55. Wedding Customs - Strawboys (p. 114)
  56. Marriage Customs (p. 115)
  57. Marriage Customs (p. 116)
  58. Funny Story in Connection with Match-Making (p. 117)
  59. Names of Fields (p. 118-119)
  60. Severe Weather - A Great Snow-Storm (p. 120-124)
  61. Severe Weather (p. 125-126)
  62. Dancing Schools (p. 127-128)
  63. Teachers (p. 129-130)
  64. Great Flood (p. 131-135)
  65. Games That Were Played When I Was Young (p. 136-138)
  66. How Lots Were Cast When Playing Games Especially the Game of Hide and Seek (p. 139-140)
  67. St Brigid (p. 141)
  68. Food in Former Times (p. 142-144)
  69. Shops (p. 145-148)
  70. Buying and Selling (p. 149)
  71. Old Houses (p. 150-152)
  72. Further Remarks About Food (p. 153)
  73. Food (p. 154-155)
  74. Butter-Making (p. 155-158)
  75. Travelling Folk (p. 159-160)
  76. Ellen Johanna (p. 161-163)
  77. Forges (p. 164-165)
  78. Care of the Feet (p. 166-169)
Origin information
Boherboy, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 355, p. 1a-169)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Jesus Christ--Family
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Toothache   linked data (lcsh)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Rain and rainfall   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Brigid, of Ireland, Saint, ca. 453-ca. 524   linked data (viaf)
Food--Folklore
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BoherboyAn Bóthar BuíBoherboyKilmeenDuhallowCork
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4921749
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0355/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Cork 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:49217495>
Funding
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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