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Cóbh (Measctha)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cóbh (Measctha) (school) (Cóbh, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher R. M. Vickery.

Original reference: 0385/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Old Customs (p. 001-003)
  2. Weather-Lore (p. 004)
  3. Local Heroes (p. 005)
  4. Local Happenings (p. 006)
  5. Old Crafts (p. 007)
  6. Old Schools (p. 008)
  7. Local Roads (p. 009)
  8. Local Monuments (p. 010)
  9. Local Ruins (p. 011)
  10. Story (p. 012)
  11. Story (p. 013)
  12. Story (p. 014)
  13. Story (p. 014)
  14. Proverbs (p. 015)
Origin information
Cóbh, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 385, p. 1A-15)
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CóbhAn CóbhCóbhClonmelBarrymoreCork
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0385/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Cork 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.

Rights & Usage Conditions

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Cóbh (Measctha) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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