Doire Gealbhan (B.), Ceann Tuirc

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Doire Gealbhan (B.), Ceann Tuirc (school) (Derrygalun, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire de Lonndra.

Original reference: 0355/6

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Strong Man of the Locality (p. 423-424)
  2. Great Athletes (p. 424-425)
  3. Weather-Lore (p. 426-428)
  4. Severe Weather (p. 428-429)
  5. Thunder-Storm (p. 429-431)
  6. Old Crafts (p. 432-433)
  7. Old Crafts - Spinning (p. 434)
  8. Old Crafts - Candle-Making (p. 435)
  9. Spinning and Weaving (p. 436)
  10. Local Marriage Customs (p. 437)
  11. Local Marriage Customs (p. 438-439)
  12. Local Place Names (p. 440)
  13. Local Place Names (p. 441)
  14. Bird-Lore (p. 442-443)
  15. Local Cures (p. 444)
  16. Local Cures (p. 445)
  17. Homemade Toys (p. 446)
  18. Lore of Certain Days (p. 447)
  19. Travelling Folk (p. 448-450)
  20. Fairy Forts (p. 451)
  21. Games I Play (p. 452-453)
  22. Famine (p. 454)
  23. Local Roads (p. 455-457)
  24. My Home District (p. 458-459)
  25. Story (p. 460-461)
  26. Our Holy Well (p. 462-463)
  27. Herbs (p. 464-465)
  28. Potato Crop (p. 466-468)
  29. Proverbs (p. 469)
  30. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 470-471)
  31. Local Forge (p. 472-473)
  32. Clothes Made Locally (p. 474-475)
  33. Local Fairs (p. 476-477)
  34. Bread (p. 478-479)
  35. Landlord (p. 480)
  36. Food in Olden Times (p. 481-482)
  37. Bread (p. 483-484)
  38. Buying and Selling (p. 485-486)
  39. Old Houses (p. 487-488)
  40. Old Graveyards (p. 489)
  41. Old Story (p. 490)
  42. Festival Customs (p. 491)
  43. St Stephen's (p. 492)
  44. Chalk Sunday (p. 493)
  45. Halloween (p. 494)
  46. St Patrick's Cross (p. 495-496)
  47. St Brigid's Cross (p. 497)
  48. Local Ruins (p. 498-499)
Origin information
Derrygalun, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 355, p. 384-499)
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Thunder   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Patrick's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DerrygalunDoire GhealbhanDerrygalunKilmeenDuhallowCork
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0355/6

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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