Tír-Dhá-Ghlas (Terryglass)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Tír-Dhá-Ghlas (Terryglass) (school) (Terryglass, Co. Tipperary), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Ó Gliasáin.

Original reference: 0530/6

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Tipperary schools

  1. List of Irish Words and Phrases Adopted into the Living English Speech of the Galltacht (p. 400-405)
  2. Historic - Local Traditions Regarding Danes (p. 407-408)
  3. When the Danes had well established themselves in Ireland they kept a large fleet of boats on Lough Derg. (p. 408-409)
  4. What was the ruling Irish family or clan in the district before the establishment of the English power there. (p. 410-412)
  5. Local Traditions of Historic Personages or Events Since the Coming of the English (p. 413-414)
  6. Brennan on the Moor (p. 414-417)
  7. Brennan on the Moor (another version) (p. 417-418)
  8. Michael Hawkins was a Rapparee of Tipperary in the early part of the 19th century. (p. 418-420)
  9. A priest-hunting event occurred about the same time as the above one in Roscrea, where there lived a priest who had eluded capture. (p. 421)
  10. United Irishman (p. 421-422)
  11. Terries (p. 422-423)
  12. During the time of the Terries there lived in Finnoe, Borrisokane, a landlord named Walter, who was notorious as an evictor and hunter of the Catholics of the land. (p. 423)
  13. About 100 years ago the lived in Kylanoe a family named Reid... (p. 424)
  14. A man named Pat Nolan lived in Firmount, Carrigahorig at the time of the Terries. (p. 425-426)
  15. There lived in this district well over a hundred yers ago a Terry named Darby Hogan. (p. 426-427)
  16. Some Traditions of Penal Days (p. 427)
  17. Penal Days (p. 428)
  18. Penal Days (p. 428-429)
  19. Local Traditions of Famine Period (p. 430)
  20. Local Traditions of Famine Period (p. 430-431)
  21. Local Traditions of the Famine Period (p. 431-432)
  22. Local Traditions of the Famine Period (p. 432)
  23. Local Traditions of the Famine Period (p. 432)
  24. Names of Landlords (p. 433-434)
  25. Names of Landlords (p. 434-435)
  26. Names of Landlords (p. 435-437)
  27. A family named Barry lived at a place in Terryglass now called Barryhill. (p. 438)
  28. About eighty years ago there lived in the townsland of Ashgrove, Terryglass a family named Talbot. (p. 438-439)
  29. Near the present churchyard there lived a man named Donoghue who owned a fine house, which was built near the chuchyard gate. (p. 439-440)
  30. In Ashgrove Lodge lived a man named Tierney. (p. 440)
  31. There were about sixty families in all evicted by this cruel Thomas Talbot. (p. 440)
  32. Synge Evictions (p. 441)
  33. Synge, the landlord of Slevoyre, often tried cunning methods to dispossess farmers of their holdings. (p. 442-443)
  34. The estate of Garrownaglogh, Terryglass had fallen into debt about the year 1845... (p. 443-444)
  35. Anything that is Remembered of Plantations in the District (p. 445-450)
  36. Faction Fights (p. 451)
  37. Faction Fights (p. 452)
  38. Traditional Sports Centres for Horse-Racing (p. 453-454)
  39. Nicknames - Personal and Family (p. 455-458)
  40. Nicknames - Personal and Family (p. 459)
  41. Sites of Historic Interest, Mass Rocks, Battlefields (p. 460)
  42. Sites of Historic Interest, Mass Rocks, Battlefields (p. 460)
  43. Sites of Historic Interest, Mass Rocks, Battlefields (p. 460-461)
  44. About forty years ago as workmen were engaged in digging operations in the Greenane near St.Columba's well human bones were dug up. (p. 461-462)
  45. Battlefields (p. 462)
  46. In May 1934 the revered relic of St. Columba was removed from it's resting place in the school yard. (p. 462-463)
  47. Mass Rocks, Churches (p. 463-464)
  48. Ancient Roads Trade and Commerce of Locality Long Ago (p. 464)
  49. A very ancient road, supposed to have been used by the monks of Terryglass.... (p. 465)
  50. Traditions of Local Industries that have Disappeared (p. 466)
  51. Traditions of Local Industries that have Disappeared (p. 466-467)
  52. Traditions of Local Industries that have Disappeared (p. 467-468)
  53. Traditions of Local Industries that have Disappeared (p. 468)
  54. Names and Descriptions of Old Furniture Now No Longer Made (p. 469)
  55. Names and Descriptions of Old Furniture Now No Longer Made (p. 469)
  56. Names and Descriptions of Old Furniture Now No Longer Made (p. 469)
  57. Topographic (p. 470-474)
  58. Social (p. 475)
  59. Food Formerly Used on Ceremonial Occasions (p. 476)
  60. Recollections of Local Hedge-Schools (p. 479)
  61. Recollections of Local Hedge-Schools (p. 479-480)
  62. List of Successive Managers of the Present National Schools as Far Back as Memory Goes (p. 481)
  63. List of the Principals of the School (p. 481)
  64. Religious (p. 482)
  65. Religious (p. 482-483)
  66. St Augh's Well (p. 484)
  67. A young girl from Co. Galway came to St. Augh's well to perform the rounds. (p. 485)
  68. The eye-well was covered in by a Protestant-Minister some seventy years ago. (p. 485)
  69. Some eighty years ago boat loads of pilgrims used be seen coming across Lough Derg.... (p. 485)
  70. About the beginning of the eighteenth century a man named Patrick Griffin owned the field.... (p. 486)
  71. St. Ruadhan, founder of the monastery of Lorrha, never refused anything for the love of God. (p. 486-487)
  72. Ancient ceremonial customs have practically died out in the district. (p. 488)
  73. On the last day of Shrove - Shrove Tuesday - pancakes are made and the younger generation has... (p. 488)
  74. On the Eve of All Souls Day candles are lighted on the windows which are left.... (p. 488)
  75. The local graveyard is ancient, it adjorns the ancient monastic buildings and even the monks' oratory.... (p. 489)
  76. There are no inscriptions in the Irish language or even the oldest tombstones in the graveyard. (p. 489)
  77. Six of the oldest dated tombstones in the local graveyard. (p. 489)
  78. Archaeological (p. 490-491)
  79. People usually regard forts with supernatural fear.... (p. 492)
  80. Traces and Survivals of Pagan Religious Customs - Beliefs in Omens and Accidents (p. 493-494)
  81. Wake and Funeral Customs (p. 495)
  82. Wake Games (p. 496)
  83. When Was Keening at Funerals Discontinued in the District (p. 497-498)
  84. Belief in Fairies - Fairy Legends (p. 499)
  85. A priest on a sick call one night had to pass by the churchyard of Terryglass. (p. 500)
  86. A servant maid who lived at Gortalougha House, Ballinderry was drowned in the Shannon at Gortalougha Bay. (p. 501)
  87. There is an old fort in Firmount, Carrigahorig... (p. 502)
  88. About sixty or seventy years ago there lived in Ryehill, Ballinderry a man nick-named "Johnny the Neighbour." (p. 503)
  89. The belief in fairies still exists among the older generations of people, but with the rising generation the belief is gradually dying out. (p. 504)
  90. Belief in Water-Horses, Water-Bulls (p. 505)
  91. Songs, Rhymes and Other Items Collected from Old People who had Interesting Things to Say About Parishes Outside Terryglass (p. 506-512)
  92. Story (p. 513-518)
  93. Gob, mouth; Móingé, fibrous, bad turf... (p. 519-523)
Origin information
Terryglass, Co. Tipperary
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Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 530, p. 399-523)
Vikings   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Secret societies   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Gangs   linked data (lcsh)
Names, Personal--Folklore
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Wake services   linked data (lcsh)
Irish language--Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
School location
TerryglassTír Dhá GhlasTerryglassTerryglassOrmond LowerTipperary
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Original reference: 0530/6

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