Carraig Bhuí, Durrus, Beanntraí

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Carraig Bhuí, Durrus, Beanntraí (school) (Carrigboy, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Ml. Ó Gallchobhair.

Original reference: 0285/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 063-065)
  2. Weather-Lore (p. 066-068)
  3. Local Heroes (p. 069-070)
  4. Drowning Fatality (p. 071-073)
  5. Holy Wells (p. 074-075)
  6. Churning (p. 076-078)
  7. Festival Customs (p. 079-081)
  8. Marriage Customs (p. 082-084)
  9. Basket-Making (p. 085-086)
  10. Spinning and Weaving (p. 087-088)
  11. My Native Townland (p. 089-091)
  12. Travelling Folk (p. 092-094)
  13. Games We Play (p. 095-096)
  14. Local Tailoring (p. 097-099)
  15. Local Cures (p. 100-102)
  16. Local Monuments (p. 103-105)
  17. Lore of Certain Days (p. 106-107)
  18. Bird-Lore (p. 108-110)
  19. Forts (p. 111-113)
  20. Local Fairs (p. 114-115)
  21. Local Poets (p. 116-117)
  22. Potato-Crop (p. 118-120)
  23. Herbs (p. 121-122)
  24. Local Landlord (p. 123-124)
  25. Leprechaun (p. 125-127)
  26. Old Schools (p. 128-129)
  27. Proverbs (p. 130-131)
  28. Old Forges (p. 132-133)
  29. Local Patron Saint (p. 134-135)
  30. Food Used in the Locality in Olden Times (p. 136-137)
  31. Local Place Names (p. 138-139)
  32. Local Homemade Toys (p. 140-141)
  33. Football and Hurling Matches (p. 142-143)
  34. Local Marriage Customs (p. 144-146)
  35. Local Customs of November's Night (p. 147-149)
  36. Customs of May Day (p. 150-152)
Origin information
Carrigboy, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 285, p. 62-152)
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Drowning   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
School location
CarrigboyAn Charraig BhuíCarrigboyDurrusCarbery West (W.D.)Cork
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0285/2

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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