Inis Arcáin, Dún na Séad

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Inis Arcáin, Dún na Séad (school) (Gneeves, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Risteárd Mac Carrthaigh.

Original reference: 0295/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Cistí Óir i bhFolach (p. 169)
  2. Scéalta Grinn (p. 170-171)
  3. Seanchas i dtaobh na hAimsire (p. 172-173)
  4. Cruatan (p. 173-177)
  5. Seanscoileanna, Seancheirdeanna, Pósaithe (p. 176)
  6. Áitainmneacha (p. 178)
  7. Seancheirdeanna (p. 179-180)
  8. Cures (p. 181-187)
  9. Games (p. 182-186)
  10. Laethanta Áirithe (p. 184-185)
  11. Lucht Siúil (p. 187-188)
  12. Filíocht - The Flower of Sherkin Isle (p. 189-190)
  13. Drochshaol (p. 191)
  14. Mo Cheantar Féin (p. 192)
  15. Mo Cheantar Féin (p. 192)
  16. Mo Cheantar Féin (p. 192)
  17. Mo Cheantar Féin (p. 193)
  18. Holy Well (p. 194-195)
  19. Story (p. 196-197)
  20. Old Customs (p. 198-201)
  21. Na Prátaí (p. 202-203)
  22. Féile na Bliana (p. 204-205)
  23. Ainmhithe na Feirme (p. 206-209)
  24. Chuigeann (p. 210-211)
  25. Clothes of the People in Olden Times (p. 211-212)
  26. Naomh Pátrúin an Cheantair (p. 212-213)
  27. Landlords (p. 213-215)
  28. Food of the People Long Ago (p. 216-218)
  29. Harvest (p. 219-220)
  30. Tithe na Seandaoine (p. 220-222)
  31. Seanchaisleán (p. 223)
  32. An Reilig (p. 224-225)
  33. A well is supposed to have been at the back of the Pound Garden and is now covered over. (p. 226)
  34. Story (p. 226-227)
  35. Bread of the Old People (p. 227-228)
  36. Harvest Long Ago (p. 228)
  37. Houses of the People Long Ago (p. 228-229)
  38. Seacheirdeanna (p. 230)
  39. Drochshaol (p. 230)
  40. Áitainmneacha (p. 230-231)
  41. Ciste i bhFolach (p. 231-232)
  42. Wreck of the Little Florence (p. 232)
  43. Feasts of the Year (p. 232-233)
  44. Old Stories (p. 233-234)
Origin information
Gneeves, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 295, p. 169a-234)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
School location
GneevesDhá GhníomhGneevesTullaghCarbery West (E.D.)Cork
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Original reference: 0295/2

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.

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