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Brúgh Ríogh (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Brúgh Ríogh (C.) (school) (Rockhill, Co. Limerick), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Siobhán, Bean Uí Chonaráin.

Original reference: 0498/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Limerick schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 059-060)
  2. Funny Story (p. 061)
  3. Another Funny Story (p. 061-062a)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 063-064)
  5. Local Heroes (p. 065-066)
  6. Local Marriage Customs (p. 067-068)
  7. Festival Customs (p. 069)
  8. St Stephen's Day (p. 069-070)
  9. Old Crafts (p. 071-072)
  10. Bird-Lore (p. 073-074)
  11. Local Patron Saint (p. 075-076)
  12. Local Marriage Customs (p. 077-078)
  13. Fairy Forts (p. 079-080)
  14. Local Cures (p. 081-082)
  15. Local Forge (p. 083-084)
  16. Story of the Planter Ormsby (p. 085-087)
  17. Local Story (p. 088)
  18. Another Local Story (p. 089-090)
  19. My Home District (p. 091-094)
  20. Travelling Folk (p. 095-096)
  21. Games I Play (p. 097-098)
  22. Games I Play (p. 099-100)
  23. Local Happenings (p. 101-102)
  24. Care of the Farm Animals (p. 103-104)
  25. Proverbs (p. 105-106)
  26. Local Roads (p. 107-108)
  27. Potato Crop (p. 109-114)
  28. Local Ruins (p. 115-116)
  29. Old Houses (p. 117-118)
  30. Homemade Toys (p. 119-120)
  31. Lore of Certain Days (p. 121)
  32. Old Schools (p. 122-123)
  33. Local Graveyards (p. 124-125)
  34. Local Fairs (p. 126)
  35. Herbs (p. 127-128)
  36. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 129-130)
  37. Bread (p. 131-132)
  38. Famine Times (p. 133-135)
  39. Local Poems (p. 136-137)
  40. Rockhill's Haunted House (p. 138-147)
  41. Triumphant Justice (p. 148-154)
  42. Leprechaun (p. 155-157)
  43. Severe Weather (p. 158-159)
  44. Historical Tradition (p. 160-161)
  45. Landlord (p. 162-166)
  46. Local Poets (p. 167-169)
  47. Mick Curran a son of Dicfk Curran already mentioned composed the following poem... (p. 169-173)
  48. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 174-175)
Origin information
Rockhill, Co. Limerick
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 498, p. 58-175)
Folklore--Ireland--Limerick (County)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
School location
RockhillCnoc na CarraigeBrureeConnello UpperLimerick
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0498/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Limerick 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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