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Ladhar an Chrompáin

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ladhar an Chrompáin (school) (Lyracrumpane, Co. Kerry), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Pádraig Ó Súilleabháin.

Original reference: 0407/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Kerry schools

  1. Piseoga (p. 201-209)
  2. Piseoga (p. 210-212)
  3. If the cock stands on the step of the door and croos it is said that a friend is going to die. (p. 213-214)
  4. To dream of red meat it is believed that you hear of a friend's death. (p. 215-222)
  5. Scéalta - The Black Thief (p. 223-228)
  6. Scéalta - Willie the Wisp (p. 229-230)
  7. Scéalta - Hidden and Dudden ,and Donal Leary (p. 231-234)
  8. Scéalta - Billy Joyce (p. 235-236)
  9. Scéalta - A Good Trade (p. 236-238)
  10. Little Cane Do Your Duty (p. 239-240)
  11. Cam is Díreach (p. 241-242)
  12. Farmer's Son (p. 242-243)
  13. Long ago there lived in Ireland a farmer who had three sons. (p. 243-245)
  14. Not many years ago there lived in Ireland a Protestant woman. (p. 245-246)
  15. Mark of the Priest (p. 246-247)
  16. Conversion of Protestants (p. 247-248)
  17. Long ago there lived a young man named Jack. (p. 249-252)
  18. Almost thirty years ago there lived two brothers, Michael and Pat Callahan in a place called Ballylongford. (p. 252-253)
  19. Story of Fionn Mac Cumhaill in Kerry - His Last Great Fight, Athletic Feat and His Burial (p. 254-258)
  20. There was a widow in this place who had three darling sons... (p. 259-262)
  21. Young Willie (p. 263-264)
  22. Country I'm Leaving Behind (p. 264-265)
  23. Ar Éirinn Ní Neosfainn Cé Hí (p. 266-267)
  24. In Lone Canadian Woods (p. 267-269)
  25. Ancient Castle of Listowel (p. 270-272)
  26. Slave's Dream (p. 272-273)
  27. Eileen Mc Mahon (p. 274-275)
  28. There's a Mountain in Sligo (p. 276)
  29. My grandmother lived in a house in the bog... (p. 277-279)
  30. Upper Cloghane - Clahane (p. 279-282)
  31. On the side of a hill near a lake in Sligo many years ago a young boy named Seamus, lived with his mother in a small cabin, fir they were very poor. (p. 282-285)
  32. Scéal Eile (p. 285-287)
  33. There lived a man long ago who was very poor. (p. 288-290)
  34. Moran's Necklace (p. 291-293)
  35. Once upon a time there lived a man with his wife and children. (p. 293-294)
  36. Once upon a time a young bachelor went match-making to a young lady's house. (p. 295-296)
  37. There was once a king who had three sons and they were very fond of game. (p. 297-400)
  38. Once upon a time a man and his family were seated around a fire. (p. 400-401)
  39. Bóthar na gCat (p. 401-403)
  40. Glenalema means the glen of the jump. (p. 403-404)
  41. Hidden Treasure (p. 405-406)
  42. Weather-Lore (p. 406-407)
  43. Old Crafts (p. 407-408)
  44. Thatching (p. 409-410)
  45. Hedge-Schools (p. 410-411)
  46. Local Happenings (p. 411-412)
  47. Travelling Folk (p. 412-413)
  48. Local Fairs (p. 413-414)
  49. Landlord (p. 414-415)
  50. Tale of the Fianna (p. 415-416)
  51. Story of a Priest Pursued by Soldiers (p. 416-417)
  52. My Home District (p. 417)
  53. Old Story (p. 418-425)
  54. Local Place Names (p. 425-426)
  55. Bird-Lore (p. 426-427)
  56. Local Cures (p. 428)
  57. Poets (p. 428-429)
  58. Old Roads (p. 429-430)
  59. Potato Crop (p. 430-431)
  60. Festival Customs (p. 432)
  61. Saint Bridget's Day (p. 432)
  62. Care of Farm Animals (p. 433-434)
  63. Weather-Lore (p. 435)
  64. Old Crafts (p. 436-437)
  65. Lime-Burning (p. 437-438)
  66. Severe Weather (p. 438)
  67. Old Schools (p. 438-439)
  68. Marriage Customs (p. 439-440)
  69. Lore of Certain Days (p. 440)
  70. Travelling Folk (p. 441)
  71. Games I Play (p. 441)
  72. Fairy Forts (p. 442)
  73. Clothes Made Locally (p. 442)
  74. Local Fairs (p. 443)
  75. Bread (p. 443-444)
  76. Funny Story (p. 445-446)
  77. There once lived three sisters in the same house. (p. 446-447)
  78. There once lived a man and his wife and the wife was carried off by the 'Good People'; once there was a ghost-woman put in her stead. (p. 447-448)
  79. There were two boys who robbed an orchard and they said they would divide them in the graveyard. (p. 449)
  80. Hidden Treasure (p. 449-450)
  81. Two boys lived together. (p. 451-452)
  82. There was once a man named James. (p. 452-453)
  83. Weather-Lore (p. 453-454)
  84. Old Crafts (p. 454-455)
  85. Bread (p. 455-456)
  86. Local Cures (p. 456-457)
  87. Old Houses (p. 457-458)
  88. Landlord (p. 459-461)
  89. Landlord (p. 461-463)
  90. Local Marriage Customs (p. 463-464)
  91. I stand on a land of roses... (p. 465)
  92. Sean-tsráid: Long ago a street of small huts was built in a field called the sean-tsráid... (p. 466-467)
Origin information
Lyracrumpane, Co. Kerry
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 407, p. 200-467)
English  irish  
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Will-o'-the-wisp   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Treasure troves--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
School location
LyracrumpaneLadhar an ChrompáinLyracrumpaneKilfeighnyClanmauriceKerry
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0407/2

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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