Clochar na Trócaire, Roscomáin

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Clochar na Trócaire, Roscomáin (school) (Roscommon, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher An tSr. M. Fionnbharra.

Original reference: 0259/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. Seanfhothracha (p. 251-252)
  2. Seanfhothracha (p. 252-253)
  3. Pisreoga - Im (p. 254-255)
  4. Seanfhothracha Áitiúla (p. 255-256)
  5. Gorta Mór (p. 257-259)
  6. Arán (p. 259-260)
  7. Aontaí Áitiúla (p. 261-262)
  8. Scéal faoi Thaibhse (p. 263-264)
  9. Hedge-Schools (p. 265-266)
  10. Marriage Customs (p. 267-269)
  11. Story of a Churning (p. 269-271)
  12. Story of the Penal Days (p. 271-272)
  13. Local Forges (p. 273-274)
  14. Some Local Cures (p. 275)
  15. Stories (p. 276-277)
  16. Local Cures (p. 277-279)
  17. Cures (p. 280-281)
  18. Old Graveyards (p. 281-283)
  19. Local Fairs (p. 283-285)
  20. Famine Times (p. 286-287)
  21. Emblems (p. 288-289)
  22. Scéal faoi Thaibhse (p. 290-291)
  23. Ghost Story (p. 291-292)
  24. Ghost Story (p. 293)
  25. Holy Wells (p. 294-295)
  26. Old Superstitions (p. 296-298)
  27. Old Customs for Cooking (p. 299-300)
  28. Ghost Story (p. 301-303)
  29. Ghost Story (p. 304-305)
  30. Proverbs (p. 306-308)
  31. Fairy Forts (p. 309-311)
  32. Fairies (p. 312-314)
  33. Holy Wells (p. 315-316)
  34. Halloween Customs (p. 317-320)
  35. Weather-Lore (p. 321-323)
  36. Local Poets (p. 324-326)
  37. Religious Story (p. 327-329)
  38. My Home District (p. 330-331)
  39. Religious Stories (p. 332-335)
  40. Games (p. 336-338)
  41. Customs (p. 339-341)
  42. Na Trí Naimhde Is Mó (p. 342)
  43. Crúca an Leipreacháin (p. 343)
  44. Seanfhocail (p. 344-347)
  45. Proverbs (p. 348-351)
Origin information
Roscommon, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 259, p. 250-351)
English  irish  
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
School location
RoscommonRos ComáinRoscommonRoscommonBallintober SouthRoscommon
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0259/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Roscommon 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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