Broughall, Killcormac

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Broughall, Killcormac (school) (Broughal, Co. Offaly), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bean Uí Chlabhtaigh.

Original reference: 0808/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Offaly schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 203-204)
  2. Funny Story (p. 205)
  3. Folklore (p. 206-207)
  4. Folklore (p. 208)
  5. Weather-Lore (p. 209)
  6. Snow-Storm (p. 210)
  7. Local Marriages (p. 211)
  8. Old Schools (p. 212)
  9. Bird-Lore (p. 213-214)
  10. Folklore (p. 215-216)
  11. Lore of Days (p. 217)
  12. Travelling Folks (p. 218-219)
  13. Fairy Forts (p. 220-221)
  14. Famine Time (p. 222-223)
  15. Folklore (p. 224-225)
  16. My Home District (p. 226)
  17. Holy Wells (p. 227)
  18. Potato Crop (p. 228-229)
  19. Folklore - Ways of Celebrating Certain Feasts (p. 230)
  20. Folklore - Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 231)
  21. Old Churns (p. 232)
  22. Care of the Feet (p. 233-234)
  23. Local Forges (p. 235-236)
  24. Clothes Made Locally (p. 237-238)
  25. Local Fairs (p. 239-240)
  26. Food in Olden Times (p. 241)
  27. Broughal Castle (p. 242)
  28. Folklore (p. 243-244)
Origin information
Broughal, Co. Offaly
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 808, p. 201-244)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0808/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Offaly 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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