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Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Castlebernard (school) (Kinnitty, Co. Offaly), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Annie Halpin.

Original reference: 0820/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Offaly schools

  1. My Home District (p. 151)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 152)
  3. Funny Story (p. 153)
  4. Local Kinnitty Riddles (p. 154-155)
  5. Weather-Lore (p. 156)
  6. Weather-Lore (p. 157)
  7. Local Hero (p. 158)
  8. Local Heroes - A Swift Runner (p. 159)
  9. Local Happenings (p. 160)
  10. Severe Weather (p. 161)
  11. Severe Weather (p. 162)
  12. Local Happenings (p. 163)
  13. Old Schools (p. 164)
  14. Old Schools (p. 165)
  15. Old Crafts (p. 166)
  16. Old Crafts - Basket-Making (p. 167-168)
  17. Bird-Lore (p. 169-170)
  18. Bird-Lore (p. 171-172)
  19. Local Cure (p. 173)
  20. Local Cures (p. 174-175)
  21. Local Cures (p. 176)
  22. Local Marriage Customs (p. 177-178)
  23. Homemade Toys (p. 179-180)
Origin information
Kinnitty, Co. Offaly
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 820, p. 150-180)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KinnittyCionn EitighKinnittyBallybrittOffaly
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0820/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Offaly 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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