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Coill Bheithne, Baile Mhistéala

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Coill Bheithne, Baile Mhistéala (school) (Kilbeheny, Co. Limerick), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Micheál Ó Cathasaigh.

Original reference: 0513/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Limerick schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 507-508)
  2. Funny Story (p. 509-510)
  3. Funny Story (p. 511-512)
  4. Riddles (p. 513-515)
  5. Weather-Lore (p. 516-517)
  6. Colonel John O Mahony (p. 518-519)
  7. John Casey (p. 520-521)
  8. Pishogues (p. 522-524)
  9. Pishogues (p. 525)
  10. Fire (p. 526-527)
  11. Pishogues (p. 528-529)
  12. Flood (p. 530-531)
  13. Snow-Storm (p. 532-533)
  14. Pishogues (p. 534-536)
  15. Pishogues (p. 537-539)
  16. Story (p. 540-541)
  17. Local Marriage Customs (p. 542-543)
  18. Local Marriage Customs (p. 544-546)
  19. Old Crafts (p. 547-548)
  20. Old Crafts (p. 549-550)
  21. Customs of Marriage (p. 551-553)
  22. Forge (p. 554-557)
  23. Local Cures (p. 558-561)
  24. Bird-Lore (p. 562-564)
  25. Forts (p. 565-566)
  26. Holy Wells (p. 567-568)
  27. Penal Laws (p. 569-570)
  28. Landlords (p. 571-572)
  29. Care of Farm Animals (p. 573-575)
  30. Big Wind (p. 576)
  31. Cromwell and Maud the Priest-Hunter (p. 577-578)
  32. Churning (p. 579-581)
  33. Old Graveyards (p. 582-584)
  34. Old Houses (p. 585-586)
Origin information
Kilbeheny, Co. Limerick
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 513, p. 507a-586)
Folklore--Ireland--Limerick (County)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
Rain and rainfall   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KilbehenyCoill BheithneKilbehenyCoshleaLimerick
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0513/4

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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