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Brúgh Ríogh (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Brúgh Ríogh (B.) (school) (Bruree, Co. Limerick), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Donncha Ó Haragáin.

Original reference: 0498/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Limerick schools

  1. Irish Words and Phrases Still used in English Conversation (p. 177-179)
  2. Names of Fields (p. 180)
  3. Local Place Names (p. 180-181)
  4. Riddles (p. 182)
  5. Black Cat (p. 183)
  6. Story (p. 184)
  7. Race (p. 185-186)
  8. Stolen Sister (p. 187)
  9. Story (p. 188)
  10. Galloping O'Hogan (p. 189)
  11. Story (p. 190)
  12. Strange Galloping (p. 191)
  13. Story (p. 192)
  14. Rocking House (p. 193)
  15. Story (p. 194)
  16. Vanishing House (p. 195-196)
  17. Hunt (p. 197)
  18. Story (p. 198)
  19. Hare (p. 199-202)
  20. Devil and the Mass Missers (p. 203-204)
  21. Stolen at a Cross Road's Dance (p. 205)
  22. Funeral Customs (p. 206-208)
  23. What He Saw in the Glass of Whiskey (p. 207)
  24. League of the Cross (p. 207)
  25. Andrias Mc Grath or as he was nicknamed the 'Mangaire Súgach'... (p. 209-210)
  26. Unhealthy Light (p. 211)
  27. Hidden Treasure (p. 212)
  28. Story (p. 212)
  29. Fairy Gold (p. 213)
  30. Fairy Horseman (p. 213)
  31. Weather-Lore (p. 214)
  32. May Night (p. 215-216)
  33. Beginning of "Tay" (p. 217)
  34. Old Cures (p. 218)
  35. Biddy Early (p. 219-220)
  36. Capture of Staker Wallace (p. 221-222)
  37. Fortune Teller (p. 223-224)
  38. Phantom Priest (p. 225)
  39. Story (p. 226)
  40. Butter Stealer (p. 227-228)
  41. Gold Diggers (p. 229)
  42. A Story (p. 230)
  43. Black Dog Well (p. 231)
  44. Site of Hedge-School (p. 231)
  45. Miserly Woman (p. 233-234)
  46. Clever Bargain (p. 235-236)
  47. Famine Story (p. 237-238)
  48. Thanks from the Dead (p. 239)
  49. Hanged for Stealing Tobacco (p. 239)
  50. Fenian's Escape (p. 240)
  51. Black Pig (p. 241)
  52. Penal Time Story (p. 243-244)
  53. Cure at Black Dog Well (p. 245)
  54. Dead Woman who took Revenge (p. 247-248)
  55. St Patrick and the Cow (p. 249-250)
  56. St Feanahan Releases Two Prisoners (p. 251-252)
  57. His Own Death Foretold (p. 253-254)
  58. Story of Mologga (p. 255)
  59. Midnight Hunt (p. 256)
  60. Famliy History (p. 257-258)
  61. Tradition tells that there once lived three giants in Bruree castle. (p. 259)
  62. Tradition tells that there is a tunnel leading from the castle in Bruree Cemetery to O'callaghans Castle. (p. 261-262)
  63. Local Battle (p. 263-264)
  64. Sent with his own Death Sentence (p. 265)
  65. Folktale (p. 266)
  66. Maidstown (p. 267-268)
  67. Gubbins Clearance (p. 269-270)
  68. Strange Happening (p. 271)
  69. Old Fairs (p. 272)
  70. Tyrant Cursed (p. 273-274)
  71. Headless Coach (p. 275-276)
  72. Some Terrible Adventures (p. 277-279)
  73. Story (p. 280)
  74. Boys on the Box (p. 281-282)
  75. Ormsby and the Shoemaker (p. 283-285)
  76. Story (p. 286)
  77. Story of Maidstown (p. 287)
  78. Frightened the Life of Him (p. 287-288)
  79. Fionn's Rock (p. 289)
  80. St Muchin's Well (p. 290)
  81. Priest from the Other World (p. 291)
  82. Rat with a Wooden Leg (p. 292)
  83. Tale of the Whiteboys (p. 293-294)
  84. Oliver the Yeoman (p. 295)
  85. Story (p. 296)
  86. Fairy Hurlers (p. 297-299)
  87. St Patrick's Blessing on Munster (p. 300)
  88. Whiteboy's Revenge (p. 301)
  89. Old Furniture, Farm Implements Etc. (p. 302)
  90. Box of Gold (p. 303-304)
  91. Devil in the Firkin (p. 305)
  92. Holy Wells (p. 306)
  93. Curse of the Crows (p. 307)
  94. Old Saying (p. 307-308)
  95. Dead Come Back (p. 309)
  96. Another Person Coming Back from the Dead (p. 309-310)
  97. Banshee (p. 311)
  98. Traditional Recipes (p. 312)
  99. Cures (p. 313-314)
  100. May Eve Stories (p. 315-316)
  101. Superstitions (p. 317-318)
  102. Customs (p. 319-320)
  103. Songs - The Binnlisheen Aeragh an Brogha (p. 321-322)
  104. Old Knocksouna Boat (p. 323-325)
  105. Famine (p. 326-327)
  106. Unknown Fenian (p. 328-329)
  107. Fenians (p. 330-331)
  108. Two Remarkable Fields (p. 332)
  109. Old Headstones In Tankerdstown Churchyard (p. 333)
  110. Headstones in Bruree (p. 334)
  111. Hempenstall (p. 334-335)
  112. Landlords (p. 335-336)
  113. Rockhill's Haunted House (p. 337-340)
Origin information
Bruree, Co. Limerick
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 498, p. 176-340)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Limerick (County)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Food--Folklore
Treasure troves--Folklore
Weather--Folklore
May (Month)--Folklore
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Early, Biddy, 1798-1874   linked data (naf)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Fenians   linked data (lcsh)
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Giants--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Finn MacCumhaill, 3rd cent.   linked data (viaf)
Animals--Folklore
Secret societies--Ireland
Dwellings--Folklore
Curses   linked data (afset)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
School location
BrureeBrú RíBrureeBrureeConnello UpperLimerick
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4922001
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0498/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Limerick schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:49220015>
Funding
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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