Cullahill (B.), Rathdowwney

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cullahill (B.), Rathdowwney (school) (Cullahill, Co. Laois), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher P. Ó Reachtagáin.

Original reference: 0830/6

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Laois county schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 139)
  2. Hidden Treasure of Coolcashin (p. 140-141)
  3. Hidden Treasure of Middlemount (p. 142)
  4. Funny Story (p. 143-145)
  5. Weather-Lore (p. 146)
  6. Riddles (p. 147)
  7. Local Heroes (p. 148-149)
  8. Local Hedge-Schools (p. 150-152)
  9. Local Hedge-Schools (p. 152-153)
  10. Crafts and Industries (p. 154)
  11. Crafts and Industries (p. 155-156)
  12. Local Marriage Customs (p. 157-158)
  13. Local Cures (p. 159-160)
  14. Famine Times (p. 161-163)
  15. Potato Crop (p. 163-165)
  16. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 165-166)
  17. Local Fairs (p. 167-168)
  18. Local Forge (p. 169-170)
  19. Local Ruins (p. 170-171)
  20. Food in Olden Times (p. 173-174)
  21. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 175-176)
  22. Festival Customs (p. 178-179)
  23. Old Houses (p. 180)
  24. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 181)
  25. Collection of Prayers (p. 182-183)
  26. Old Graveyards (p. 184-185)
Origin information
Cullahill, Co. Laois
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 830, p. 139a-185)
Folklore--Ireland--Laois (Ireland)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
School location
CullahillAn ChúlchoillCullahillAghmacartClarmallaghLaois
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0830/6

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: Laois 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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