Maoilinn (C.), Áth Treasna

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Maoilinn (C.), Áth Treasna (school) (Meelin, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire, Bean Uí Cheallacháin.

Original reference: 0350/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Weather-Lore (p. 153-154)
  2. Bird-Lore (p. 155-159)
  3. Fairy Forts (p. 160-164)
  4. Local Place Names (p. 165-168)
  5. Lore of Certain Days (p. 169-171)
  6. Local Marriage Customs (p. 172-176)
  7. Travelling Folk (p. 177-180)
  8. Local Cures (p. 181-184)
  9. Hidden Treasure (p. 185-186)
  10. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 187-188)
  11. Festival Customs (p. 189-192)
  12. Churning (p. 193-196)
  13. Old Story (p. 197-202)
  14. My Home District (p. 203-206)
  15. Severe Weather (p. 207-209)
  16. Potato Crop (p. 210-213)
  17. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 214-218)
  18. Local Forge (p. 219-221)
  19. Food in Olden Times (p. 222-225)
  20. Local Fairs (p. 226-228)
  21. Local Landlord (p. 229-231)
  22. Old Crafts (p. 232-235)
  23. Old Proverbs (p. 236-237)
  24. Old Houses (p. 238-240)
  25. Buying and Selling (p. 241-243)
  26. Bread (p. 244-247)
  27. Leipreachán or Mermaid (p. 248-249)
  28. Clothes Made Locally (p. 251-252)
  29. Collection of Riddles (p. 253-255)
  30. Collection of Riddles (p. 256-257)
  31. Collection of Riddles (p. 258-259)
  32. Famine Times (p. 260-263)
  33. Herbs (p. 264-265)
  34. Care of the Feet (p. 266-267)
  35. Games I Play (p. 268-270)
  36. Stories of the Holy Family - Our Lady's Fiddler (p. 271-273)
  37. Funny Story (p. 274-275)
  38. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 276-278)
  39. Song - The Gallant Men of Meelin (p. 279-280)
  40. Song - Katty's Old Gander (p. 281-282)
  41. John Twiss (p. 283-284)
  42. Song (p. 286-288)
  43. Song (p. 289-290)
  44. Song (p. 291-293)
  45. Song (p. 294)
Origin information
Meelin, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 350, p. 153A-294)
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
School location
MeelinAn MhaoilinnMeelinClonfertDuhallowCork
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0350/3

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 <>
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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