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Gleann Bruacháin (C.), Cnoc Luinge

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Gleann Bruacháin (C.), Cnoc Luinge (school) (Glenbrohane, Co. Limerick), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bríd, Bean Uí Sheighin.

Original reference: 0511/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Limerick schools

  1. List of Irish Words Still Used as English in Ordinary Conversation (p. 451-452)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 453)
  3. Hidden Treasures (p. 454)
  4. Moats (p. 455-462)
  5. Signs of Weather (p. 463-465)
  6. Funny Story in Rhyme (p. 466-469)
  7. Old Crafts (p. 470)
  8. Local Marriage Customs (p. 471-477)
  9. Houses (p. 478-479)
  10. Sayings (p. 483-485)
  11. Food (p. 486-488)
  12. Wells (p. 489-496)
  13. Strange Animals (p. 499-500)
  14. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 501-502)
  15. Buying and Selling (p. 503-507)
  16. Bread (p. 508-510)
  17. Local Patron Saint (p. 511)
  18. Riddles (p. 512-515)
  19. Houses (p. 516-518)
  20. Landlords (p. 519-521)
  21. Cures (p. 522-530)
  22. Cures for Animals (p. 530-531)
  23. Landlords (p. 532-533)
  24. Funny Stories (p. 535-536)
  25. Ghost Stories (p. 537-540)
  26. Lucky and Unlucky Days (p. 541)
  27. Care of the Feet (p. 542-544)
  28. My Own District (p. 545-547)
  29. Games (p. 548-551)
  30. Toys (p. 552-553)
  31. Famine Times (p. 554-555)
  32. Toys (p. 556-557)
  33. Churning (p. 558-563)
  34. Old Crafts (p. 564)
Origin information
Glenbrohane, Co. Limerick
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 511, p. 450-565)
Folklore--Ireland--Limerick (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Veterinary therapeutics   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
School location
GlenbrohaneGleann BruacháinBallingarryCoshleaLimerick
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0511/5

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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