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Lios na mBroc

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Lios na mBroc (school) (Lisnamrock, Co. Tipperary), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Séamus Ó Cinnéide.

Original reference: 0562/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Tipperary schools

  1. Local Heroes (p. 161-166)
  2. Lists of Irish Words that Have Been Adopted into the Popular English Speech of the Galltacht (p. 167-181)
  3. Surnames of Pupils on Rolls (p. 182-184)
  4. Local Traditions regarding the Danes or Northmen (p. 185)
  5. Beer-Making by the Danes (p. 186-187)
  6. Ruling Irish Family or Clan in the District Before the Establishment of English Power Here (p. 188)
  7. There lived in Ballinastick, Parish of Gortnahoe and barony of Slievedaragh, in 1798 a blacksmith named Paddy Fanning. (p. 189-191)
  8. Fenians (p. 192-194)
  9. Famine Period (p. 195-199)
  10. Going Estate (p. 200-202)
  11. Langley Estates (p. 203)
  12. Faction Fights (p. 204-209)
  13. On a hill called the Cnoc Bán in Ballyphilip parish of Ballingarry County Tipperary... (p. 210-211)
  14. Nicknames (p. 212)
  15. Social (p. 213)
  16. Principal Teachers of Lisnamrock School (p. 214)
  17. Nicknames (p. 215)
  18. Williamstown Castle sinte on Mr Edmond O'Shea's farm at Clashduff, Parish of Ballingarry Barony of Slievardagh... (p. 216-217)
  19. Anthracite was mined in the Slievardagh district about two hundred years ago. (p. 218)
  20. Implements and Crafts (p. 218-223)
  21. Townland of Earlshill (p. 224)
  22. Townland of Ballyphilip (p. 225)
  23. Townland of Killeheen (p. 226)
  24. Townland of Ballinastick (p. 227)
  25. Townland of Curraheenduff (p. 228)
  26. Townland of Knockalonga (p. 229)
  27. Townland of Clashduff (p. 230)
  28. Townland of Coalbrook (p. 231)
  29. Townland of Glengoole South (p. 232)
  30. Townland of Lisnamrock (p. 233)
  31. Townland of Lickfinn (p. 234)
  32. Townland of Upper Gorteen (p. 235)
  33. Townland of Earlshill (p. 236)
  34. Townland of Ballyphilip (p. 237-238)
  35. Townland of Killeheen (p. 238-239)
  36. Townland of Lickfinn (p. 239-243)
  37. Townland of Gorteen Upper (p. 244-245)
  38. Townland of Knockalonga (p. 246)
  39. Food in Olden Times (p. 247-249)
  40. Townland of Glengoole South (p. 251-253)
  41. How Billy Dawson Sold Himself to the Devil (p. 255-260)
  42. High Cap it over to England (p. 261-265)
  43. Buried Treasure (p. 266-267)
  44. Buried Treasure (p. 268-269)
  45. Buried Treasure (p. 270)
  46. Gobán Saor and the Connaught King (p. 271-275)
  47. Old Schools (p. 276-277)
  48. Old Crafts - Rushlights (p. 278)
  49. Old Crafts - Starch (p. 279)
  50. Old Crafts - Flax (p. 279-280)
  51. Old Crafts - Reeding (p. 281-282)
  52. Local Marriage Customs (p. 283-287)
  53. Local Cures (p. 288-295)
  54. Lore of Certain Days (p. 295-296)
  55. Holy Wells (p. 296)
  56. Potato Crop (p. 296-303)
  57. Festival Customs (p. 303-312)
  58. Churning (p. 313-315)
  59. Funeral Customs (p. 315-318)
  60. Prayers (p. 319-320)
  61. Proverbs (p. 321-323)
  62. Famous Horse - The Grey Gallant (p. 324-326)
Origin information
Lisnamrock, Co. Tipperary
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 562, p. 159-326)
Irish language--Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Vikings   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Fenians   linked data (lcsh)
Gangs   linked data (lcsh)
Names, Personal--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Gobán Saor (Legendary character)   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animals, Mythical   linked data (lcsh)
School location
LisnamrockLios na mBrocLisnamrockBallingarrySlievardaghTipperary
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0562/2

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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