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Caisleán Nua (C)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Caisleán Nua (C) (school) (Newcastle, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire, Bean Uí Staic.

Original reference: 0079/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 117)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 118)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 119)
  4. Near the little village of Monivea about 105 years ago in the year 1833 lived a gentleman names Sir Andrew Fitzmaurice. (p. 120)
  5. In the sixth century there lived in a lake near the village of Attymon a monster. (p. 121-122)
  6. Discontented Girl (p. 122-123)
  7. Riddles (p. 124-130)
  8. Weather Signs (p. 131-132)
  9. Great Storm (p. 133-134)
  10. Drought 1864 (p. 134-135)
  11. Weaving (p. 136)
  12. Whip-Making (p. 136)
  13. Churn Makers (p. 136-137)
  14. Lamps of Long Ago (p. 138)
  15. Flax (p. 138-139)
  16. Thatching (p. 140)
  17. Trades of Long Ago (p. 140-141)
  18. Trades of Long Ago (p. 141-142)
  19. Marriages of Long Ago (p. 142-143)
  20. Marriages of Long Ago (p. 144-145)
  21. Marriages of Long Ago (p. 146)
  22. Marriages of Long Ago (p. 147)
  23. Priest Hunting (p. 147-149)
  24. Place Names (p. 150-152)
  25. About fifty years ago a man named Mr John O'Connor who lived just outside Athenry ran after a carriage which was carrying Mr Richardson the landlord of Tyaquin to Galway. (p. 152-153)
  26. Old House (p. 154-155)
  27. Games (p. 155-156)
  28. Boreens (p. 156-157)
  29. The name of my village is Clough... (p. 157-158)
  30. Cappamoyle is the name of this village... (p. 158-159)
  31. Newcastle is the name of my village... (p. 159-160)
  32. Wild Animals (p. 160-161)
  33. It is believed that in the sixth century a saint names St. Kerrl lived in a monastery near Kil Connell. (p. 162)
  34. Within 100 yds of Tamplemoyle graveyard there are two wells surrounded b a stone wall. (p. 163-164)
  35. Cures of Long Ago (p. 165-166)
  36. Holy Well (p. 166-168)
  37. The different kind of herbs are... (p. 168-170)
  38. Potatoes (p. 170-172)
  39. When a farmer has to sow potatoes he has to turn a sod with the plough if the land has not been tilled for some years. (p. 173-174)
  40. The potatoes are best sown on fairly good ground because they enrich the soil. (p. 174-175)
  41. There was a Yankee named Norman Keddy who lived in Cloonkeen he had a big house and some land. (p. 176)
  42. Old Proverbs (p. 177)
  43. Happenings of Holidays (p. 177-178)
  44. Farm Animals (p. 178-180)
  45. The best known of the farm animals are the horse, the cow, pig, sheep, goat, and donkey. (p. 181)
  46. Cow-Houses (p. 181-183)
  47. Lios (p. 183-184)
  48. Churning (p. 184-186)
  49. Happenings of Holidays (p. 186-187)
  50. Farm Animals (p. 187-188)
  51. Churning (p. 188-189)
  52. Shoes (p. 190)
  53. Boots (p. 190-192)
  54. Forges and Blacksmiths (p. 192-193)
  55. Story About the Holy Family (p. 193-194)
  56. Fairs (p. 194-196)
  57. Landlords (p. 196-197)
  58. Landlords (p. 198)
  59. Clothes Making (p. 198-199)
  60. Clothes Making (p. 200)
  61. Legends of the Holy Family (p. 201)
  62. Knockdoe Well (p. 201)
  63. Legends of the Holy Family (p. 202)
  64. Legends of the Holy Family (p. 202-203)
  65. Gobán Saor (p. 204-205)
  66. Gobán Saor (p. 206)
  67. Food (p. 207)
  68. Cakes (p. 207-208)
  69. Old Houses (p. 209-210)
  70. Fairs (p. 211)
  71. Fairs (p. 212)
  72. Heap of Stones (p. 212-213)
  73. Shops (p. 213-214)
  74. Old Houses (p. 214)
  75. Castle (p. 215)
  76. Widow's Son (p. 216-217)
  77. Chailleach (p. 218-220)
  78. Giant (p. 217-218)
  79. Giant (p. 220-221)
  80. Hurling of Long Ago (p. 221)
  81. Moate (p. 222)
  82. Witch (p. 223)
  83. Houses of Long Ago (p. 223-224)
  84. Chailleach Fhéarach (p. 225)
  85. Leipreachán (p. 226-227)
  86. Leprechaun (p. 227-228)
  87. Giants (p. 228)
  88. Old Castles (p. 229)
  89. Round Towers (p. 229)
  90. Mermaids (p. 230)
  91. Old Ruins (p. 230-231)
  92. Shops (p. 232)
  93. Gobán Saor (p. 233-235)
  94. Prayers (p. 236-237)
  95. Prayers (p. 237-239)
  96. Prayer (p. 239-240)
  97. Prayers (p. 240)
  98. An Gobán Saor (p. 241-242)
  99. Graveyards (p. 243-244)
  100. Story (p. 244-245)
  101. Woven Articles (p. 245)
  102. Graveyards (p. 246-247)
  103. Story (p. 247-248)
  104. Contests (p. 249)
  105. Fairy Fishes (p. 250)
  106. Old Crosses (p. 251)
  107. Holy Water (p. 252)
  108. Story (p. 253)
  109. Land League (p. 253-254)
  110. Cromwell (p. 254-255)
  111. The fox is supposed to be a wild dog his colour is red and he has a bushy tail. (p. 255)
  112. Story (p. 256-257)
  113. Woven Articles (p. 257-258)
  114. Enchanted Horse (p. 259-260)
  115. Old Beggars (p. 260-261)
  116. Badger (p. 261)
  117. Story (p. 262)
  118. Holly (p. 263-264)
  119. May Bush (p. 264-265)
  120. Story (p. 266)
  121. Old Fort (p. 266-267)
  122. Holy Wells (p. 267-268)
  123. Dances of Long Ago (p. 268-269)
  124. Old Castle (p. 270-273)
  125. Old School (p. 274)
  126. Strange Sight (p. 274-275)
  127. Witch (p. 275-276)
  128. Holy Site (p. 276)
  129. Old School (p. 277)
  130. Holly Tree (p. 278-279)
  131. Strange Sight (p. 279-280)
  132. Story (p. 280-282)
Origin information
Newcastle, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 79, p. 116-282)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Droughts   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Coopering   linked data (afset)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Animals--Folklore
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Gobán Saor (Legendary character)   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Giants--Folklore
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
May (Month)--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
School location
NewcastleAn Caisleán NuaNewcastleMoniveaTiaquinGalway
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4623000
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0079/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Galway 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:46230005>
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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