Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Knockgraffon (school) (Knockgraffon, Co. Tipperary), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mary B. Cleary.

Original reference: 0559/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Tipperary schools

  1. Riddles (p. 125-128)
  2. Riddles (p. 128-136)
  3. Old Cures (p. 137)
  4. Charm for Farcy (p. 137-138)
  5. Old Cures (p. 139-142)
  6. Hidden Treasure (p. 143-145)
  7. Ghost Stories (p. 146-149)
  8. Dishonest Grandmother (p. 150-155)
  9. Paddy and the Fairy (p. 156-158)
  10. Paddy and the Ghost (p. 159-161)
  11. Old Irish Prayers (p. 162-166)
  12. Story (p. 167)
  13. Old Verse (p. 168)
  14. Story - A Mistake (p. 169-170)
  15. Digging a Grave (p. 171)
  16. Thatcher at Work (p. 172-173)
  17. Candle-Making (p. 174)
  18. Big Snowfall (p. 175)
  19. Hedge-School (p. 175)
  20. Marriage Customs (p. 175-176)
  21. Cures (p. 177-178)
  22. Riddles (p. 179)
  23. Candle-Making (p. 180)
  24. Coal Balls (p. 181)
  25. Washing Clothes (p. 181)
Origin information
Knockgraffon, Co. Tipperary
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 559, p. 125a-181)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KnockgraffonCnoc RafannKnockgraffonKnockgraffonMiddlethirdTipperary
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0559/3

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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