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Things Honoured

Abstract: Story collected by Katty O' Reilly, a student at Cora Finne (C.) school (Corrofin, Co. Clare) from informant John O' Reilly.

Original reference: 0614/3/140

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INFORMANT
Reilly, John O'
Gender
male
Age
55
Location
Rath (Civil parish)
Inchiquin (Barony)
Clare (County)

transcribed at

 

Things Honoured [duchas:4874099]

Things Honoured

White Thorn and black thorn.
The first of May the peopel brought in a branch of black and left it there until the month was over and they would have luck. If you brought in white thorn you would be bringing in bad luck.

Clay.
When the people go to Lourdeus they bring a piece of clay out of the Grotto and it is also brought from Knock.

Blood.
When the people kill a cock for Saint Mairtins day woll is got and it is dipped in the blood of the cock and it is a cure for sore bones.

Wool.
The wool of a black sheep is kept and it is put in to a ear if it is sore.

Potato.
If any one got a potato in the road that the crows were picking and it is kept and it is a cure for a toothache.

Things Honoured [duchas:4874100]

When cleaning a hen the skin of the gizard is kept and it is a cure for vomiting.

Told by John O'Reilly, Knockmacart Corofin 24th July 1938

Written by Katty O'Reilly, Knockmacart Corofin

Origin information
Corrofin, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
p. 217-218
Volume 0614
Note
Teacher name missing.
Note
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher #missing.
Languages
English  
Genre
Folktale
Subject
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Accessories--Suaitheantais
School location
CorrofinCora FinneCorrofinKillinaboyInchiquinClare
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5078626
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0614/3/140

Suggested credit
"Things Honoured"in "The Schools' Manuscript Collection," held by University College Dublin, National Folklore Collection UCD. © University College Dublin. Digital content by: Glenbeigh Records Management, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5078626>
Note
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher #missing.
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.

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