Snaidhm (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Snaidhm (C.) (school) (Sneem, Co. Kerry), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mrs Palmer.

Original reference: 0468/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Kerry schools

  1. Marriage in Olden Times (p. 037-039)
  2. Churning, Cream etc (p. 039-041)
  3. Farm Animals (p. 042-043)
  4. Story (p. 043-044)
  5. Story (p. 044-045)
  6. Cúram na gCos (p. 046-048)
  7. Píosa Filíochta - Paiste agus Taoibhín (p. 048-049)
  8. Hidden Treasure in this Locality (p. 049-051)
  9. Hidden Treasure in this Locality (p. 051-052)
  10. Superstitions Connected with Days of the Week (p. 053-055)
  11. Superstitions Connected with Days of the Week (p. 055-056)
  12. Superstitions Connected with Days of the Week (p. 056-058)
  13. Story (p. 058)
  14. Caves (p. 059-061)
  15. Caves (p. 061-062)
  16. Diseases and Cures (p. 062-064)
  17. Landlords (p. 064-066)
  18. Fairs in Olden Times (p. 066-068)
  19. Smiths and Forges Long Ago (p. 068-070)
  20. Names of Fields and Places (p. 070-072)
  21. Trades Long Ago (p. 072-075)
  22. Tailors Long Ago (p. 075-080)
  23. Story (p. 080-081)
  24. Floods and Storms (p. 081-083)
  25. Food in Olden Times (p. 084-086)
  26. Signs of Bad and Good Weather (p. 086-087)
  27. Poetry about the Weather (p. 087-089)
  28. Schools in Olden Times (p. 089-091)
  29. Penal Times (p. 092-093)
  30. Disasters in Olden Times (p. 094-096)
  31. Buying and Selling Long Ago (p. 096-098)
  32. Travellers in Olden Times (p. 098-101)
  33. Bread in Olden Times (p. 101-103)
  34. Football and Hurling (p. 103-107)
  35. Potatoes (p. 108-109)
  36. Old Ruins (p. 109-110)
  37. Poetry about the Burning of Warden's Castle (p. 110-112)
  38. Old Remnants (p. 112-114)
  39. Mermaids and Leprechauns (p. 114-116)
  40. Riddles (p. 116-119)
  41. History Stories (p. 119-120)
  42. Wild Animals Seen in the Sea (p. 121-122)
  43. Patron Saint of this Place (p. 123-125)
  44. Prayers - In Bed (p. 125-126)
  45. Prayers (p. 126)
  46. Prayers - In the Morning (p. 126)
  47. Prayers - Before Communion (p. 126-127)
  48. Prayers - An Act of Faith (p. 127-128)
  49. Holy Stories (p. 128)
  50. Holy Stories (p. 128-129)
  51. Holy Stories (p. 129-130)
  52. Poets (p. 130-133)
  53. Graveyards (p. 133-135)
  54. Relics and Other Things Kept in Catholic Houses in Ireland (p. 135-136)
  55. Village (p. 137-138)
  56. Roads in Olden Times (p. 138-140)
Origin information
Sneem, Co. Kerry
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 468, p. 36-140)
English  irish  
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Animals, Mythical   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Rain and rainfall   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
SneemAn tSnaidhmSneemKilcrohaneDunkerron SouthKerry
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0468/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Kerry 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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