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Tiercahan

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Tiercahan (school) (Tircahan, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher P. Ó Riain.

Original reference: 0968/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. Football (p. 291)
  2. Clann Mhic Shamhradháin (p. 292-294)
  3. History of the Clan (p. 295-296)
  4. Sub-Septs of the McGovern Clan - O'Droms, O'Dolans and MacHughs (p. 297-300)
  5. History of the McGovern Clan during the Plantation of Ulster (p. 301-302)
  6. O'Donavan's Notes on Fermanagh (p. 303-305)
  7. Swanlinbar in 1745 and after (Issac Butler's Itinerary) (p. 306-308)
  8. Religious History (p. 309-312)
  9. Weather-Lore (p. 313-315)
  10. Words Adopted from the English and Used Here (p. 316-317)
  11. Sayings that Are Still Common Here (p. 317-321)
  12. Christmas, 70 to 80 Years Ago (p. 322)
  13. Easter (p. 324-323)
  14. Bonfire Night (p. 323)
  15. Saint Brigid's Eve (p. 324)
  16. Feast Days - Hallow Eve (p. 325-326)
  17. Old Furniture, 60 or 70 to 100 Years Ago (p. 327)
  18. Funny Stories (p. 328)
  19. True Story (p. 328-341)
  20. Legendary Tales (p. 342-349)
  21. The Last Seanchaí of West Cavan (p. 350-355)
  22. Tory Hole (p. 356-357)
  23. Tales (p. 358-457)
  24. Fenian Fight (p. 363-364)
  25. Hedge-Schools (p. 364-369)
  26. Forts (p. 370-373)
  27. Grania's Bed or the Giant's Grave (p. 374-376)
  28. Story (p. 376-377)
  29. Story (p. 377)
  30. Story (p. 377)
  31. Superstitions in Tiercahan to this Day (p. 378-379)
  32. Superstitions about Flowers and Trees (p. 380)
  33. Birds (p. 380-381)
  34. Moon (p. 382)
  35. House (p. 382-383)
  36. Water (p. 383-385)
  37. Superstitions Still Alive in Tiercahan (p. 385-386)
  38. Customs at Weddings (p. 387-388)
  39. Cross-Roads (p. 388-389)
  40. Christenings (70 Years Ago) (p. 389-390)
  41. Funerals (p. 390-392)
  42. Charms and Cures of the District (p. 392-399)
  43. Whit Sunday (p. 458-400)
  44. Pisreogaí that Have Been always Common and Are to this Very Day (p. 401-408)
  45. Birds (p. 408-411)
  46. Trees - the Poplar (p. 411-413)
  47. Holy Wells (p. 413-414)
  48. St Nalia's Well (p. 414)
  49. Lonely Bushes (p. 415-417)
  50. Binn Mountain or Benaghlin (p. 417-420)
  51. Banshee (p. 420-422)
  52. Food in this Country 80 Years Ago (p. 423-426)
  53. Light (p. 426-427)
  54. Homespuns (p. 427-430)
  55. Country Dances (p. 430-432)
  56. Stations (p. 432-433)
  57. Yeoman (p. 434-437)
  58. Stealing of Butter from Milk by Charms (p. 437-442)
  59. Asses (p. 443)
  60. Cats (p. 444-448)
  61. Eels (p. 448-449)
  62. Old Names in the District (p. 449-450)
  63. Travelling Folk (p. 450-451)
  64. Egg Buyers (p. 451-452)
  65. Party Fight (p. 453)
  66. Wakes (p. 454)
  67. This chapel of Cill Dubh or Cillduff ... (p. 455-413)
Origin information
Tircahan, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 968, p. 290-458)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Fenians   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Animals--Folklore
Birds--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Childbirth--Folklore
Death--Folklore
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Pentecost Festival   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Names, Personal--Folklore
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Gangs   linked data (lcsh)
School location
TircahanTír ChatháinTircahanKinawleyTullyhawCavan
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5044803
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0968/5

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Cavan 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:50448035>
Funding
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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