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Church Hill, Cuffe's Grange

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Church Hill, Cuffe's Grange (school) (Church Hill, Co. Kilkenny), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Tomás Ó Floinn.

Original reference: 0854/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Kilkenny schools

  1. Church Hill National School (p. 157)
  2. Ratheen (p. 158)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 159-160)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 161)
  5. Riddles (p. 162-164)
  6. Names of Fields (p. 165-166)
  7. Road Names (p. 167)
  8. Place Names (p. 168)
  9. Place Names - How Baunlusk Got Its Name (p. 169)
  10. Place Names - A Rath (p. 170)
  11. Moat (p. 171-172)
  12. Mound (p. 173)
  13. Holy Wells - Lady's Well (p. 174-175)
  14. Lady's Well (p. 176-177)
  15. Ballybur Castle (p. 178-179)
  16. Old Ruins (p. 180)
  17. Áth Caille (p. 181)
  18. Clothes-Making (p. 182)
  19. Giants (p. 183)
  20. Hidden Treasure (p. 184)
  21. Story (p. 185)
  22. My father's mother went to a hedge school. (p. 186)
  23. Candle-Making (p. 187)
  24. Grange Monastery (p. 188)
  25. Basket-Making (p. 189)
  26. Old Mass Paths (p. 190-191)
Origin information
Church Hill, Co. Kilkenny
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 854, p. 156-191)
Folklore--Ireland--Kilkenny (County)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Church HillCnoc an TeampaillChurch HillGrangeShillelogherKilkenny
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0854/5

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Kilkenny 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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