Crecora, Tobar Pádraig

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Crecora, Tobar Pádraig (school) (Crecora, Co. Limerick), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire, Bean Uí Ainnín.

Original reference: 0526/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Limerick schools

  1. Weather-Lore (p. 003-004)
  2. Weather-Lore from Observation of Animals and Birds (p. 005-006)
  3. Local Heroes (p. 007)
  4. Saint Brigid's Eve (p. 008)
  5. Local Lore (p. 009-010)
  6. May Eve (p. 011)
  7. Local Lore (p. 012-013)
  8. Burned House (p. 014)
  9. Killonahan Caher (p. 015)
  10. Tory Hill (p. 016)
  11. Hedge-Schools (p. 017)
  12. Great Snow (p. 018)
  13. Colleen Bawn (p. 019-020)
  14. Local Cures (p. 021-022)
  15. Lucky and Unlucky Days (p. 023-024)
  16. Candle-Making (p. 025)
  17. Local Saints (p. 026-027)
  18. Manister Aenagh (p. 028)
  19. Bird-Lore (p. 029)
  20. Haunted House (p. 030)
  21. Story of a Local Fort (p. 031)
  22. Local Forges (p. 032)
  23. My Townland (p. 033)
  24. Bettyville House (p. 034-035)
  25. Killenoughty Churchyard (p. 036)
  26. Stealing Alder Twigs at Night (p. 037)
  27. Dromloughan House (p. 038)
  28. Local Lore (p. 039-040)
  29. Fort Elizabeth House (p. 041-042)
  30. Ballinveale Castle (p. 043)
  31. Licadoon (p. 044-045)
  32. Knockainy or Áine's Hill (p. 046)
  33. Holy Well (p. 047)
  34. Local Fairs (p. 048)
  35. Old Graveyards (p. 049)
  36. Local Roads (p. 050)
  37. Description of Ancient Houses (p. 051)
  38. Dead Hunt (p. 052-053)
  39. Local Lore (p. 054-055)
  40. Food in Olden Times (p. 056)
  41. Local Lore (p. 057-058)
  42. Local Lore (p. 059-060)
  43. Local Lore (p. 061-063)
  44. Local Lore (p. 064)
  45. Local Lore (p. 065-066)
  46. Local Lore (p. 067-068)
  47. Local Lore (p. 069-070)
  48. Games I Play (p. 071-072)
  49. Local Lore (p. 073)
  50. Local Lore (p. 074)
  51. Big Eel of Lough Nagira (p. 075-078)
  52. Big Eel (p. 079-080)
  53. Swimming Pig (p. 081-082)
  54. Skull Found at Ballygriffin Croom (p. 083-084)
  55. Thoumpeen na Webbina (p. 085-088)
  56. Local Lore (p. 089-090)
  57. Ghostly Gateman (p. 091)
  58. Whiteboy Story (p. 092-093)
  59. Depth of Lough Nagira (p. 094)
  60. Local Lore (p. 095-096)
  61. The Haunted House (p. 097-098)
  62. Local Lore (p. 099)
  63. Local Lore (p. 100-101)
  64. Local Lore (p. 102-103)
  65. Local Lore (p. 104)
  66. Local Lore (p. 105-106)
  67. Local Marriage Customs (p. 107-109)
  68. Local Lore (p. 110-111)
  69. Local Cures (p. 112-115)
  70. Herbs and Weeds (p. 116)
  71. Wren Songs (p. 117)
  72. Comparsions (p. 118-119)
  73. Local Lore (p. 120-123)
  74. Crecora Hurling Team (p. 124-125)
  75. Ballad (p. 124-127)
  76. Riddles (p. 128)
  77. Giants Grove (p. 129)
  78. Kilpeacon House (p. 129-130)
  79. Protestant Parish (p. 131-132)
  80. Fairy Story (p. 133-137)
  81. Forts of this District (p. 138)
  82. Castles (p. 139)
  83. Greenmount 250 Acres (p. 140)
  84. Fairy Story (p. 141-143)
  85. Johanna Malone (p. 144-146)
  86. John Ahern, Landlord (p. 147-148)
  87. Mick the Spud (p. 149-151)
Origin information
Crecora, Co. Limerick
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 526, p. 1-151)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Limerick (County)
Weather--Folklore
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Smithing   linked data (afset)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Secret societies--Ireland
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Food--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CrecoraCraobh ChomharthaCrecoraCrecoraPubblebrienLimerick
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4922106
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0526/1

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:49221065>
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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