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Scoil na mBráthar, Tráighlí

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Scoil na mBráthar, Tráighlí (school) (Tralee, Co. Kerry), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher An Br. Breathnach.

Original reference: 0440/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Kerry schools

  1. Forts and Lioses (p. 127-129)
  2. Landlords (p. 130-132)
  3. Heroes (p. 133-135)
  4. Historical Tradition (p. 136-137)
  5. Up on the very top of Sliab Mis Mountain there stands a stone table partly worn away with wind and time... (p. 138-139)
  6. Monuments (p. 140-141)
  7. Famine Years (p. 142-143)
  8. Bread (p. 144-146)
  9. Forts - Lioses (p. 147-149)
  10. Landlords (p. 150-151)
  11. Local Heroes (p. 152-153)
  12. Historical Traditions (p. 154-155)
  13. Famine (p. 156)
  14. Bread (p. 157)
  15. Old Crafts (p. 158-160)
  16. Hidden Treasure (p. 161-162)
  17. Headless Monk (p. 163-164)
  18. Burial Place of the Corridon Family (p. 165-166)
  19. Local Ruins (p. 167)
  20. Hidden Treasure (p. 168-169)
  21. Legend of Tonacilla - Hidden Treasure (p. 170-178)
  22. Peddlar's Lake (p. 179-191)
  23. Hidden Treasure (p. 192)
  24. Funny Story (p. 193)
  25. Old Ruins (p. 194)
  26. My Native District (p. 195)
  27. Local Cures (p. 196)
  28. Old Irish Tales (p. 197)
  29. Hidden Treasure (p. 199-200)
  30. Old Sayings (p. 201)
  31. Local Cures (p. 202-203)
  32. Hurling and Football (p. 204-205)
  33. Hidden Treasure (p. 206)
  34. Funny Stories (p. 207)
  35. Local Ruins (p. 208)
  36. My Native District (p. 209)
  37. Local Cures (p. 210-211)
  38. Old Sports (p. 212-213)
  39. Banshee of Thonavane (p. 214-223)
Origin information
Tralee, Co. Kerry
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 440, p. 125-223)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Vikings   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
School location
TraleeTrá LíTraleeTraleeTrughanacmyKerry
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0440/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Kerry 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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