Tulach Sheasta, Clochair na Trócaire

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Tulach Sheasta, Clochair na Trócaire (school) (Newport, Co. Tipperary), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Sr Bertrand.

Original reference: 0539/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Tipperary schools

  1. Irish Marriage Superstitions (p. 157-162)
  2. Local Poet (p. 163-164)
  3. As the tears come rolling down, for in the morning I must leave dear old Newport Town. (p. 165-166)
  4. Local Riddles (p. 167)
  5. Weather-Lore (p. 168)
  6. Local Cures (p. 169-170)
  7. Local Hero (p. 171)
  8. Severe Weather (p. 172-175)
  9. Severe Weather (p. 176-179)
  10. Local Ruin (p. 180-182)
  11. Story in Connection with a Local Curate (p. 183-184)
  12. Troubled Times in Newport (p. 185-186)
  13. Hidden Treasure (p. 187-189)
  14. Burning of Local Creamery (p. 190-192)
  15. Thrilling Tale (p. 193-194)
  16. Establishing of Convent of Sisters of Mercy (p. 195-196)
  17. Hidden Treasure (p. 197)
  18. Local Hero (p. 198-199)
  19. Weather-Lore (p. 200-203)
  20. Relics of Old Superstitions (p. 204-206)
  21. Local Place Names (p. 207-208)
  22. Hidden Treasure (p. 208-210)
  23. Food in Olden Times (p. 211-212)
  24. Epidemic (p. 212-214)
  25. Hidden Treasure (p. 215-216)
  26. Our Blessed Well in Cragg (p. 217-218)
  27. St Stephen's Day in Newport (p. 219-220)
  28. Superstitions with regard to Funerals (p. 221-222)
  29. Penal Times (p. 223-224)
  30. Ghost Story (p. 224-225)
  31. The existence of a Parish Priest in Newport begins with the year 1704. (p. 226-227)
  32. Epidemic (p. 228-230)
  33. Local Games (p. 230-234)
  34. Local Clergymen (p. 234-236)
  35. Story of a Giant (p. 237-238)
  36. Thrilling Tale (p. 238-239)
  37. Faction Fighting (p. 240-242)
  38. Ghost Tale (p. 243-244)
  39. Pedlar's Hill in Cragg (p. 245)
  40. Local Place Names (p. 246-247)
  41. Cappanahanna is situated between Newport and Murnoe, and two miles from the latter. (p. 247-248)
  42. Hidden Treasure (p. 249-250)
  43. Hidden Treasure (p. 250-252)
  44. Local Hero (p. 252-255)
  45. Local Forge (p. 256-257)
  46. Local Marriage Customs (p. 258-262)
  47. Ancient Divisions of Newport District (p. 262-267)
  48. Ancient Places of Worship in Newport (p. 268-269)
  49. Old Parish of Kilnerath (p. 270-272)
  50. Old Mass Houses (p. 272-273)
  51. Old Parish of Kilcomenty (p. 274-275)
  52. Ghost Story (p. 276-278)
  53. As a person travels a mile southward from the village of Ballina, in the direction of Birdhill.... (p. 279-285)
  54. Fairy Fort (p. 286-287)
  55. Popular Local Tale (p. 288-293)
  56. Hidden Treasure (p. 294-295)
  57. Popular Local Sayings (p. 296-298)
  58. Prayer (p. 299-300)
  59. Holy Wells (p. 301-302)
  60. Local Fairs (p. 303-305)
  61. Superstitious Beliefs (p. 306-307)
Origin information
Newport, Co. Tipperary
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 539, p. 155-307)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Epidemics   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Gangs   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
School location
NewportAn Port NuaNewportKilvellaneOwney and ArraTipperary
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0539/3

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:49221595>
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.
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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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