Tisrara (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Tisrara (B.) (school) (Four Roads, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher P. Ó Flaithbheartaigh.

Original reference: 0267/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. My Home District (p. 449-450)
  2. Fairy Forts (p. 451)
  3. Travelling Folk (p. 452-453)
  4. Holy Wells (p. 455-457)
  5. Old Local Story (p. 458-459)
  6. Local Story (p. 460-461)
  7. Old Graveyards (p. 462-463)
  8. Old Story (p. 464-465)
  9. Collection of Riddles (p. 466-472)
  10. Proverbs (p. 473-481)
  11. Bird-Lore (p. 482-483)
  12. Care of the Feet (p. 484)
  13. Local Forge (p. 485)
  14. Local Forge (p. 486-487)
  15. Potato Crop (p. 488-489)
  16. Local Fairs (p. 490-491)
  17. Food in Olden Times (p. 492-493)
  18. Old Schools (p. 494-495)
  19. Famine Times (p. 496-497)
  20. Games I Play (p. 498-499)
  21. Local Roads (p. 500-501)
  22. Clothes Made Locally (p. 502-503)
  23. Leipreachán (p. 504-505)
  24. Weather-Lore (p. 506-508)
  25. Local Marriage Customs (p. 509-511)
  26. Buying and Selling (p. 512-514)
  27. Old Houses (p. 515-518)
  28. Landlord (p. 519-521)
  29. Local Ruins (p. 522-524)
Origin information
Four Roads, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 267, p. 447-524)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Four RoadsTigh SrathraFour RoadsTisraraAthlone NorthRoscommon
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0267/5

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Roscommon schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:48115925>
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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