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Cnoc an Teampoill (C.), Ráth Luirc

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cnoc an Teampoill (C.), Ráth Luirc (school) (Freemount, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bean an Bhreathnaigh.

Original reference: 0365/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 251-252)
  2. Funny Story (p. 253-254)
  3. Riddles (p. 254-255)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 256-257)
  5. Local Heroes (p. 258-259)
  6. Local Happenings (p. 259-260)
  7. Old Schools (p. 260-262)
  8. Old Schools (p. 262-263)
  9. Old Crafts (p. 264-266)
  10. Local Marriage Customs (p. 267-268)
  11. Local Cures (p. 269-270)
  12. Penal Days (p. 271-272)
  13. Homemade Toys (p. 272-273)
  14. Travelling Folk (p. 274-277)
  15. Fairy Forts (p. 278-279)
  16. Religious Objects (p. 280-281)
  17. Priests and Mass in Penal Times (p. 282)
  18. Care of the Feet (p. 283)
  19. Famine Times (p. 284)
  20. My Home District (p. 285)
  21. Local Poets (p. 286)
  22. Local Poets (p. 287-288)
  23. Local Poets (p. 289-290)
  24. Clothes Made Locally (p. 291)
  25. Lore of Certain Days (p. 292-293)
  26. Bird-Lore (p. 294-296)
  27. My Home District (p. 297)
  28. Holy Wells (p. 298)
  29. Local Roads (p. 299-300)
  30. Herbs (p. 301-302)
  31. Local Forge (p. 303)
  32. Food of Olden Times (p. 304)
  33. Bread (p. 305)
  34. Local Landlords (p. 306-307)
  35. Hurling (p. 308-310)
  36. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 311-313)
  37. Proverbs (p. 314-315)
  38. Buying and Selling (p. 316-317)
  39. Old Houses (p. 318-319)
  40. Potato Crop (p. 319-322)
Origin information
Freemount, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 365, p. 251a-322)
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
local legends   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
FreemountCillín an ChrónáinFreemountKnocktempleDuhallowCork
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0365/4

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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