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St. Cronan's Longford Wood, An Teampoll Mór

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from St. Cronan's Longford Wood, An Teampoll Mór (school) (Longfordwood, Co. Tipperary), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mícheál Ó Catháin.

Original reference: 0547/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Tipperary schools

  1. Our School (p. 201-202)
  2. Old Story (p. 203)
  3. Another Local Story (p. 203-205)
  4. Third Local Story (p. 205-206)
  5. Hidden Treasure (p. 207-208)
  6. Riddles (p. 208-209)
  7. Weather-Lore (p. 210-211)
  8. Local Heroes (p. 212-213)
  9. Great Storm (p. 214-215)
  10. Local Marriage Customs (p. 216-218)
  11. Old Schools (p. 219)
  12. Travelling People (p. 220-223)
  13. Local Place Names (p. 224-225)
  14. Local Cures (p. 226-234)
  15. Fairy Forts (p. 235-243)
  16. Famine Times (p. 244-245)
  17. Herbs (p. 246-249)
  18. Local Roads (p. 250-252)
  19. Games We Play - Boys (p. 253-262)
  20. Games We Play - Girls (p. 263-269)
  21. Festivals and Customs (p. 270-275)
  22. Proverbs (p. 276-278)
  23. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 279-283)
  24. Churning (p. 284-289)
  25. Potato Crop (p. 290-297)
  26. Care of the Feet (p. 298-299)
  27. Local Forge (p. 400-403)
  28. Lore of Certain Days (p. 404-405)
  29. Clothes Made Locally (p. 406-411)
  30. Local Fairs (p. 412-416)
  31. Food in Olden Times (p. 417-420)
  32. My Home District (p. 421-424)
  33. My Home District (p. 424-425)
  34. Local Landlords (p. 426-428)
  35. Old Crafts (p. 429-435)
  36. Bird-Lore (p. 436-440)
  37. Local Song (p. 441-443)
  38. Old Local Football Team (p. 444)
  39. Local Monuments (p. 445-446)
  40. Old Houses (p. 447-454)
  41. Graveyards (p. 455-457)
  42. Another Local Song (p. 458-459)
  43. Strange Animal (p. 460-462)
  44. Local Prayers (p. 463-464)
  45. Old Ruins (p. 465-466)
  46. Eviction Story (p. 467)
Origin information
Longfordwood, Co. Tipperary
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 547, p. 200a-467)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
School location
LongfordwoodCoill an LongfoirtLongfordwoodBourneyIkerrinTipperary
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0547/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Tipperary 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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