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Cabra, Kingscourt

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cabra, Kingscourt (school) (Cabra, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Violet Irwin.

Original reference: 1008/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. Hidden Treasure of Cloughrea (p. 101)
  2. Hidden Treasure in Ballyhoe Lake (p. 102)
  3. Hidden Safe of Gold (p. 103)
  4. Hidden Treasure of Cloughrea (p. 104)
  5. Enchanted Horse of Ballyhoe Lake (p. 105)
  6. Whitewood Family (p. 106)
  7. St Brigid's Stone (p. 107)
  8. Superstitious Story (p. 108)
  9. Funny Story (p. 109)
  10. Coolderry Ghost (p. 110)
  11. Ladywell (p. 111)
  12. Cure for Thrush (p. 111)
  13. Local Cures - Sciatica (p. 112)
  14. Local Fairs (p. 113)
  15. Local Fairs (p. 114)
  16. Muff Fair (p. 115)
  17. Weather-Lore (p. 116)
  18. Weather-Lore (p. 117)
  19. Weather-Lore (p. 118)
  20. Weather-Lore (p. 118)
  21. Weather-Lore (p. 119)
  22. Weather-Lore (p. 120)
  23. Weather-Lore (p. 120)
  24. Weather-Lore (p. 121)
  25. Severe Weather (p. 122-123)
  26. Old Crafts (p. 124)
  27. Old Crafts - Basket-Making (p. 125)
  28. Old Crafts (p. 126)
  29. Old Crafts (p. 127)
  30. Old Crafts (p. 128)
  31. Local Marriage Customs (p. 129)
  32. Local Marriage Customs (p. 130-131)
  33. Local Marriage Customs (p. 132)
  34. Local Marriage Customs (p. 133)
  35. Local Marriage Customs (p. 134)
  36. Local Place Names (p. 135)
  37. Local Place Names (p. 136-137)
  38. Local Place Names (p. 138)
  39. Local Place Names (p. 139)
  40. Bird-Lore (p. 140-142)
  41. Homemade Toys (p. 143-144)
  42. Fairy Forts (p. 145-148)
  43. Food in Olden Times (p. 149-150)
  44. Potato Crop (p. 151-152)
  45. My Home District (p. 153-155)
  46. Local Ruins - Fleming's Castle in Cabra Demesne (p. 156)
  47. Local Ruins - Mullintra (p. 157)
  48. Local Ruins - Mooresfort (p. 157)
  49. Muff (p. 158-159)
  50. Loughanleagh (p. 159-160)
  51. Landlord - His Residence-Cabra Castle (p. 161)
  52. Landlord - Cabra Demesne (p. 161-163)
  53. Historical Tradition (p. 164)
  54. Old Graveyards (p. 165-166)
  55. Ardagh (p. 167-168)
  56. Games I Play (p. 169)
  57. Churning (p. 170)
  58. Games I Play (p. 171a)
  59. Churning (p. 171)
  60. Fairy Fort of Carrickleck (p. 172)
  61. Fort (p. 173)
  62. Ruined Castle (p. 174)
  63. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 175-176)
  64. Giant Stone (p. 177)
  65. Song (p. 178-179)
  66. Lore of Certain Days (p. 180)
  67. Herbs (p. 181)
  68. Herbs (p. 182)
  69. Herbs (p. 183)
  70. Herbs (p. 184)
  71. Bread (p. 185)
  72. Lore of Certain Days (p. 186)
  73. Bread (p. 187)
  74. Bread (p. 188)
  75. Local Roads (p. 189)
  76. Local Roads (p. 190)
  77. Local Roads (p. 190)
  78. Local Roads (p. 191)
  79. Local Roads (p. 192)
  80. Local Roads (p. 193)
  81. Clothes Made Locally (p. 194)
  82. Clothes Made Locally (p. 195)
  83. Clothes Made Locally (p. 196)
  84. Care of the Feet (p. 197)
  85. Care of the Feet (p. 198)
  86. Care of the Feet (p. 199)
  87. Care of the Feet (p. 200)
  88. Old Houses (p. 201)
  89. Kingscourt - Parish of Enniskeen Containing 1616 Inhabitants (p. 202-204)
  90. Local Forge (p. 205)
  91. Old Houses (p. 206)
  92. Old Houses (p. 207)
  93. Holy Wells (p. 208)
  94. Travelling Folk (p. 209)
  95. Riddles (p. 210-211)
Origin information
Cabra, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1008, p. 100-211)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Animals, Mythical   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Brigid, of Ireland, Saint, ca. 453-ca. 524   linked data (viaf)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Thrushes   linked data (lcsh)
Sciatica   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Birds--Folklore
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Giants--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CabraCabraEnniskeenClankeeCavan
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5070813
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1008/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Cavan 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:50708135>
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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