Ghráinseach, Cluain Meala

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from An Ghráinseach, Cluain Meala (school) (Grange, Co. Tipperary), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Séamus Ó Maolchathaigh.

Original reference: 0571/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Tipperary schools

  1. John Connors (p. 001c-003)
  2. Buried Gold (p. 004)
  3. Buried Gold (p. 004)
  4. Clais an Airgid (p. 004-005)
  5. Buried Gold (p. 006)
  6. Old Irish Ring Money (p. 006-007)
  7. Cures (p. 007-008)
  8. Cures (p. 008-009)
  9. Cures (p. 009-010)
  10. Cures (p. 010-011)
  11. Buried Gold (p. 012-013)
  12. Ghost Story (p. 014-016)
  13. Buried Gold (p. 016-017)
  14. Buried Gold (p. 017)
  15. Ghost Story (p. 018-019)
  16. Ghost Story (p. 019-020)
  17. Ghost Story (p. 020-021)
  18. Parish of Grange (p. 022-023)
  19. Townlands in Grange Parish (p. 024-034)
  20. Local Murder (p. 035)
  21. Local Tradition of John Barry's Murder (p. 036-037)
  22. Suggan Twisters in Use in this Parish (p. 038-040)
  23. Pre-Famine House (p. 041-043)
  24. Lisnamuck Fort (p. 044-045)
  25. Quilting - Croan, Parish of Newcastle, 50 Years Ago (p. 046)
  26. Spinning - Croan, Parish of Newcastle, 50 Years Ago (p. 047-049)
  27. Old Farm-House (p. 050-051)
  28. Game of Pegging Tops as Played in Newcastle Co. Tipperary 40 Years Ago (p. 052-053)
  29. Game of Pegging in a Ring (p. 053-056)
  30. Tricks with Tops (p. 056-057)
  31. Chopping Furze for Horses Etc. (p. 058)
  32. Forbes' Fort Monksgrange (p. 059)
  33. Peculiar Rock Hollows (p. 060-062)
  34. Crib for Catching Birds (Cleibhín) (p. 063-066)
  35. During the Famine (p. 067)
  36. Moancrea (p. 068-069)
  37. Crop Rotation (p. 070)
  38. How Potatoes Were Set in Bán Ridges Parish of Newcastle 40 Years Ago (p. 070-072)
  39. Glennaclohlea (p. 073-074)
  40. People used to be buried where the old Monastery was in Kilmalogue. (p. 075-076)
  41. Ghost Story (p. 077)
  42. Game of Burn Ball (p. 078-079)
  43. Threshing With a Flail (p. 080-083)
  44. Banshee Story (p. 084-085)
  45. Banshee Story (p. 086)
  46. Irish in Parish of Grange (p. 087-095)
  47. Irish Phrases Etc. (p. 096)
  48. Animal Calls (p. 097)
  49. Rough drawing of type of spade called "baisín" used for cutting "screith's" for fuel on mountain south of Newcastle. (p. 097)
  50. Surnames in Grange A. School (p. 098)
  51. Pipes (p. 099-100)
  52. Names of Fields Etc. (p. 101-102)
  53. Following Are Some Typical English Names (p. 103)
  54. Some Names of Cows (p. 104)
  55. Some Typical Names of Horses (p. 105)
  56. Small eggs called "fóirinéul's" used to be stuck in the thatch long ago. (p. 105)
  57. How Potatoes Are Sown in this Parish (p. 106)
  58. Sowing of Cabbage (p. 107)
  59. How Cows are Tied in Cow-House (p. 108)
  60. Parish of Grange (p. 109)
  61. Wake and Funeral Customs (p. 110-111)
  62. Parish of Grange (p. 112)
  63. Fish-Spear Used by Poachers in Spearing Salmon (p. 113)
  64. Trance (p. 114-115)
Origin information
Grange, Co. Tipperary
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 571, p. 1a-115)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Rope trade   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
animal calls   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Fishing   linked data (lcsh)
School location
GrangeAn GhráinseachGrangeTullaghmelanIffa and Offa WestTipperary
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0571/1

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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