Cnoc an Chláraigh, Séipéal na Carraige

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cnoc an Chláraigh, Séipéal na Carraige (school) (Knockaclarig, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher David Ó Ceallacháin.

Original reference: 0356/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Funny Story (p. 407)
  2. Funny Story (p. 408-409)
  3. Funny Story (p. 410-411)
  4. Funny Story (p. 412)
  5. Funny Story (p. 413)
  6. Funny Story (p. 414)
  7. Funny Story (p. 415-416)
  8. Riddles (p. 417-421)
  9. Old Cures (p. 422-424)
  10. Stand Churn (p. 425-426)
  11. Our Hedge Schools (p. 427)
  12. The black master is still often spoken about in the houses of this locality. (p. 428)
  13. Tops (p. 429-430)
  14. John O Doherty - Travelling People (p. 431-432)
  15. Biddy the Stick (p. 433)
  16. Poets (p. 434)
  17. Baits for Fishing (p. 435-436)
  18. Weather-Lore (p. 437-439)
  19. Saint Stephens Day (p. 440)
  20. Saint Patrick's Day (p. 441-442)
  21. Saint Bridget's Day (p. 443)
  22. Superstitious Sayings (p. 444-445)
  23. Fairy Fort (p. 446)
  24. Old Houses (p. 447-449)
  25. On November night boys and girls listen at doors about 9 or 10 oclock to heare a name. (p. 451-453)
  26. Customs Observed in this District About Marriage (p. 453-454)
  27. Lore of Certain Days (p. 455-458)
  28. Forge (p. 459)
  29. Farm Animals (p. 460-461)
  30. Horse (p. 461-462)
  31. Pigs (p. 463)
  32. Potato Crop (p. 464-465)
  33. What the Birds Say (p. 467-470)
  34. My home district is called Knockaclarig. (p. 471-472)
  35. Fairs (p. 473)
  36. Food (p. 474-476)
  37. Candle-Making (p. 477)
  38. Basket-Making (p. 478)
  39. Thatching (p. 479)
  40. Dyeing (p. 480)
  41. Tanning (p. 481)
  42. Making Linen From Flax (p. 482-483)
  43. Proverbs (p. 484-485)
  44. Holy Wells (p. 486)
  45. Names of Fields (p. 487-488)
  46. Deep Holes in the Rivers Feale and Clydagh and Braonach (p. 489)
  47. Shops (p. 490)
Origin information
Knockaclarig, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 356, p. 406-490)
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Patrick's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Tanning   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
School location
KnockaclarigCnoc an ChláraighKnockaclarigKilmeenDuhallowCork
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0356/5

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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