Caherline, Pallasgreen

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

Original reference: 0523/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Limerick schools

  1. Weather-Lore (p. 001-003)
  2. Riddles (p. 004-006)
  3. Funny Story (p. 007-009)
  4. Funny Story (p. 010-015)
  5. Funny Story (p. 016-017)
  6. Funny Story (p. 018-022)
  7. Hidden Treasure (p. 023-025)
  8. Hidden Treasure (p. 026-028)
  9. Old Crafts - Candle-Making (p. 029-030)
  10. Local Marriage Customs (p. 031)
  11. Bird-Lore (p. 032)
  12. Fairy Forts (p. 033)
  13. Games (p. 034)
  14. Herbs (p. 035)
  15. Potatoes (p. 036)
  16. Proverbs (p. 037)
  17. Festival Customs (p. 038-039)
  18. Farm Animals (p. 040)
  19. Churning (p. 041)
  20. Care of Feet (p. 042)
  21. Local Forge (p. 043)
  22. Clothes Made Locally (p. 044)
  23. Local Fairs (p. 045)
  24. Food in Olden Times (p. 046)
  25. Buying and Selling (p. 047)
  26. Old Houses (p. 048)
  27. Old Graveyards (p. 049)
  28. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 050)
  29. Homemade Toys (p. 051)
  30. Travelling Folk (p. 052)
  31. Local Poets (p. 053)
  32. Famine Times (p. 054)
  33. Our Holy Wells (p. 055)
  34. Stories of Holy Family (p. 056)
  35. Local Patron Saint (p. 057)
  36. Old Irish Tales (p. 058)
  37. Song (p. 059)
  38. Local Monuments (p. 060)
  39. Bread (p. 061)
  40. Giants and Heroes (p. 062)
  41. Leprechaun or Mermaid (p. 063)
  42. Local Ruins (p. 064)
  43. Religious Stories (p. 065)
  44. Collection of Prayers (p. 066)
  45. Historical Tradition (p. 067)
  46. Strange Animals (p. 068)
Origin information
Caherline, Co. Limerick
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 523, p. 1a-68)
Folklore--Ireland--Limerick (County)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
School location
CaherlineCathair FhlainnCaherlineBallybroodClanwilliamLimerick
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0523/1

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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