Cluain Fhiadh (C.), Carraig na Siúire

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cluain Fhiadh (C.), Carraig na Siúire (school) (Clonea, Co. Waterford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Treasa Ní Cheallaigh.

Original reference: 0654/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Waterford county schools

  1. My grandfather and another man were minding a well in Coolroe... (p. 203)
  2. At Ahenna churchyard, about two hundred years ago, there suddenly appeared, in one night, seven monuments. (p. 204)
  3. Historical Tradition (p. 205)
  4. There was a ghost seen at Áth na gCeann and a man went to fight the ghost... (p. 205)
  5. Historical Tradition (p. 206)
  6. Historical Tradition (p. 207-210)
  7. Food in Olden Times (p. 211-212)
  8. Food in Olden Times (p. 213)
  9. Food in Olden Times (p. 214)
  10. Food (p. 215)
  11. Hedge-Schools (p. 216)
  12. Hedge-Schools (p. 217)
  13. Local Songs (p. 218)
  14. Local Songs (p. 219)
  15. Pisreoga (p. 221-222)
  16. The finding of a horse shoe is said to bring a person luck . . . (p. 223)
  17. In olden times there was a stream between two farmers places. (p. 223)
  18. Weather-Lore (p. 225)
  19. Bread (p. 226)
  20. Bread (p. 227)
  21. Monuments (p. 231)
  22. Ballyquin High Stone (p. 232)
  23. Local Cures (p. 241)
  24. Cure for Measles (p. 242)
  25. Cure for Ringworm (p. 243)
  26. Cure for Sore Lips (p. 244)
  27. Cure for Whooping-Cough (p. 245)
  28. Animal Cures (p. 246)
  29. Local Cures (p. 247)
  30. Local Cures (p. 248)
  31. Local Cures (p. 248)
  32. Candle-Making (p. 249)
  33. Candle-Making (p. 249)
  34. Hidden Treasure (p. 260)
  35. Local Industries (p. 264)
  36. Local Industries (p. 264-265)
  37. Local Roads (p. 270)
  38. Severe Weather (p. 273)
  39. Severe Weather (p. 274)
  40. Severe Weather (p. 274-275)
  41. Landlord (p. 276)
  42. Lord Waterford was the landlord of this district. (p. 276-277)
  43. Marriage Customs (p. 279)
  44. Marriage Customs (p. 280)
  45. Strange Animals (p. 281)
  46. Strange Animals (p. 281-282)
  47. Old Prayers (p. 283-284)
  48. Story (p. 285)
  49. Herbs (p. 290)
  50. Herbs (p. 290-291)
  51. Old Houses (p. 294)
  52. Old Houses (p. 295)
  53. Old Houses (p. 296)
  54. Old Houses (p. 296)
  55. Old Houses (p. 297)
  56. Old Houses (p. 297-298)
  57. Care of the Feet (p. 301)
  58. Care of the Feet (p. 301-302)
  59. Travelling Folk (p. 304)
  60. Travelling Folk (p. 304-307)
  61. Potato Crop (p. 308)
  62. Religious Story (p. 311)
  63. Lore of Certain Days (p. 313)
Origin information
Clonea, Co. Waterford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 654, p. 200-313)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Measles   linked data (lcsh)
Ringworm   linked data (lcsh)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Veterinary therapeutics   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CloneaCluain FhiaCloneaMothelUpperthirdWaterford
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Original reference: 0654/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: Waterford county 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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