Glenculloo, Killoscully

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Glenculloo, Killoscully (school) (Glanculloo, Co. Tipperary), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máiréad Ní Ogáin.

Original reference: 0538/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Tipperary schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 085-086)
  2. Funny Story (p. 087)
  3. Riddles (p. 088)
  4. Funny Story (p. 089)
  5. Weather-Lore (p. 090-091)
  6. Local Happenings (p. 092-093)
  7. Old Schools (p. 094-095)
  8. Old Crafts (p. 096)
  9. Local Marriage Customs (p. 097-098)
  10. In Penal Times (p. 099)
  11. Local Place Names (p. 100)
  12. Local Place Names (p. 101)
  13. Bird-Lore (p. 102-103)
  14. Local Cures (p. 104)
  15. Homemade Toys (p. 105-106)
  16. Lore of Certain Days (p. 107)
  17. Fairy Forts (p. 108-109)
  18. Travelling Folk (p. 110-111)
  19. Famine Times (p. 112)
  20. Games I Play (p. 113-115)
  21. Local Roads (p. 116-117)
  22. My Home District (p. 118-119)
  23. Herbs (p. 120)
  24. Potato Crop (p. 121-122)
  25. Proverbs (p. 123)
  26. Festival Customs (p. 124-125)
  27. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 126-127)
  28. Churning (p. 128)
  29. Clothes Made Locally (p. 129)
  30. Care of the Feet (p. 130)
  31. Eagle's Rock (p. 131-132)
  32. Stories of the Holy Family (p. 133)
  33. Local Fairs (p. 134)
  34. Food in Olden Times (p. 135)
  35. Old Story (p. 136-137)
  36. Old Story (p. 138-139)
  37. Local Monuments (p. 140)
  38. Once upon a time a Dane was coming home from Nenagh. (p. 140-141)
  39. Bread (p. 142)
  40. Buying and Selling (p. 143)
  41. Old Houses (p. 144)
  42. Old Graves (p. 145)
  43. Collection of Prayers (p. 146)
  44. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 147)
  45. Historical Tradition (p. 148)
  46. Sarsfield's Visit to Glown (p. 149)
Origin information
Glanculloo, Co. Tipperary
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 538, p. 84-149)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Sarsfield, Patrick, Earl of Lucan, d. 1693   linked data (viaf)
School location
GlancullooGleann CholbhaKilloscullyOwney and ArraTipperary
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0538/4

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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