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Kiffa

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Kiffa (school) (Kiffagh, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Helen Dinneen.

Original reference: 0993/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. Local Cures (p. 001)
  2. Local Cures (p. 002)
  3. Local Cures (p. 003)
  4. Local Cures (p. 003-004)
  5. Local Cures (p. 004-005)
  6. Local Cures (p. 005-006)
  7. My Home District - Duffcastle (p. 007-008)
  8. Churning (p. 009-010)
  9. Old Story (p. 011)
  10. Local Cures (p. 012)
  11. Cure for Jaundice (p. 012)
  12. Old Story (p. 013)
  13. Old Story (p. 014)
  14. Old Stories (p. 015)
  15. Old Stories (p. 015-016)
  16. Local Cures (p. 016-017)
  17. Old Story (p. 017-019)
  18. Old Story (p. 020-021)
  19. Old Story (p. 021-024)
  20. My Home District - Graddum (p. 024-025)
  21. My Home District - Drumegil (p. 026)
  22. Churning (p. 027)
  23. My Home District - Kiffa (p. 028-029)
  24. Funny Story (p. 030)
  25. Funny Story (p. 031)
  26. Funny Story (p. 031-032)
  27. Funny Story (p. 033)
  28. Funny Story (p. 034-035)
  29. Funny Story (p. 036)
  30. Funny Story (p. 036-037)
  31. Funny Story (p. 037-038)
  32. Funny Story (p. 039)
  33. Funny Story (p. 040-041)
  34. Funny Story (p. 042)
  35. Funny Story (p. 042-043)
  36. Famine Times (p. 043-044)
  37. Famine Times (p. 045-047)
  38. Famine Times (p. 047-049)
  39. Local Marriage Customs (p. 050-051)
  40. Potato Crop (p. 051-053)
  41. Potato Crop (p. 053-054)
  42. Local Marriage Customs (p. 054-057)
  43. Weather-Lore (p. 058-059)
  44. Weather-Lore (p. 059-061)
  45. Weather-Lore (p. 061-063)
  46. Local Marriage Customs (p. 064-067)
  47. Severe Weather (p. 068-070)
  48. Weather-Lore (p. 071-073)
  49. Games I Play (p. 074-076)
  50. Games I Play (p. 077-079)
  51. Games I Play (p. 079-081)
  52. Games I Play (p. 082-083)
  53. Bird-Lore (p. 084-089)
  54. Bird-Lore (p. 089-092)
  55. Bird-Lore (p. 093-095)
  56. Bird-Lore (p. 096-097)
  57. Riddles (p. 098-104)
  58. Proverbs and Local Sayings (p. 105-110)
  59. Festival Customs (p. 111-113)
  60. Festival Customs (p. 114-115)
  61. Local Cures - Cure for Mumps (p. 116)
  62. Cure for Pleurisy (p. 116)
  63. Cure for Wind-Broken Horse (p. 116)
  64. Cure for Botts in Horses (p. 117)
  65. Cure for Blackleg in Cattle (p. 117-118)
  66. Local Cures (p. 119)
  67. Local Cures (p. 119-120)
  68. Local Cures (p. 120-121)
  69. Local Cures (p. 121)
  70. Local Cures (p. 121)
  71. Festival Customs (p. 122-123)
  72. Festival Customs (p. 123-124)
  73. Local Cures (p. 124)
  74. Local Cures (p. 124-125)
  75. Local Cures (p. 125-126)
  76. Local Cures (p. 126)
  77. Local Cures (p. 126)
  78. Local Cures (p. 126-127)
  79. Herbs (p. 128-132)
  80. Cure for Hiccough (p. 133)
  81. Travelling Folk (p. 133-134)
  82. Travelling Folk (p. 134-135)
  83. Travelling Folk (p. 135-137)
  84. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 138)
  85. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 139-140)
  86. Landlord (p. 141)
  87. Old Sayings (p. 142)
  88. Landlord (p. 143)
  89. Landlord (p. 144)
  90. Fairy Forts (p. 145-146)
  91. Fairy Forts (p. 146-147)
  92. Superstitions (p. 147)
  93. Old Sayings (p. 148)
  94. Local Fairs (p. 149-150)
  95. Local Cures (p. 151)
  96. Local Cures (p. 151)
  97. Local Fairs (p. 152-153)
  98. It's a good horse that never stumbles. (p. 153-154)
  99. Local Cures (p. 154)
  100. Local Cures (p. 154)
  101. Old Crafts - Rush Candles (p. 155)
  102. Old Crafts - Spinning and Weaving (p. 155-156)
  103. Old Crafts - Thatching (p. 156-157)
  104. Old Crafts - Basket-Making (p. 157-158)
  105. Food in Olden Times (p. 159-161)
  106. Food in Olden Times (p. 162-163)
  107. Food in Olden Times (p. 164-166)
  108. Food in Olden Times (p. 167)
  109. Riddles (p. 168)
  110. Local Cures (p. 169)
Origin information
Kiffagh, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 993, p. 1a-169)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Jaundice   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Mumps   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Veterinary therapeutics   linked data (lcsh)
Animals--Diseases
Hiccups   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
School location
KiffaghKiffaghCrosserloughCastlerahanCavan
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5070765
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0993/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Cavan schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:50707655>
Funding
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.

Rights & Usage Conditions

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