Monaleen, (C.) Luimneach

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Monaleen, (C.) Luimneach (school) (Monaleen, Co. Limerick), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mrs. M. Ó Farrell.

Original reference: 0524/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Limerick schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 105)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 106)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 106-107)
  4. Funny Story (p. 108)
  5. Funny Story (p. 108)
  6. Funny Story (p. 109)
  7. Riddles (p. 109-110)
  8. Weather-Lore (p. 111-112)
  9. Local Happenings (p. 113)
  10. Old Schools (p. 114)
  11. Local Marriage Customs (p. 114)
  12. Local Marriage Customs (p. 115)
  13. In the Penal Times (p. 115)
  14. Local Place Names (p. 115-116)
  15. Bird-Lore (p. 117)
  16. Bird-Lore (p. 118)
  17. Local Cures (p. 119)
  18. Homemade Toys (p. 120)
  19. Travelling Folk (p. 120-121)
  20. Fairy Forts (p. 122)
  21. Fairy Forts (p. 122)
  22. Local Poet (p. 123)
  23. Games (p. 123)
  24. Famine Times (p. 123)
  25. Local Roads (p. 124)
  26. District of Monaleen (p. 125-126)
  27. Holy Wells (p. 127)
  28. Proverbs Used Locally (p. 128-129)
  29. Festival Customs (p. 130-131)
  30. Churning (p. 132)
  31. Care of the Feet (p. 132)
  32. Forges (p. 133)
  33. Local Patron Saint (p. 133)
  34. Food in Olden Times (p. 134)
  35. Local Ruins (p. 135)
  36. Local Ruins (p. 136)
  37. Graveyards (p. 137)
  38. Historical Tradition (p. 138)
Origin information
Monaleen, Co. Limerick
Date created:
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 524, p. 103-138)
Folklore--Ireland--Limerick (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
MonaleenMóin an LínKilmurryClanwilliamLimerick
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0524/3

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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