Fíodhnach (B.), Ráthluirc

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Fíodhnach (B.), Ráthluirc (school) (Feenagh, Co. Limerick), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Ó Scolaidhe.

Original reference: 0495/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Limerick schools

  1. Treasure Stories (p. 169)
  2. Riddles (p. 170-173)
  3. Funny Stories (p. 174)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 175-176)
  5. Local Heroes (p. 177)
  6. Local Heroes (p. 178)
  7. Local Happenings (p. 179)
  8. Severe Weather (p. 180)
  9. Severe Weather (p. 180)
  10. Severe Weather (p. 180-181)
  11. Old Schools (p. 182)
  12. Local Marriage Customs (p. 184-185)
  13. Local Place Names (p. 186-187)
  14. Bird-Lore (p. 188-189)
  15. Local Cures (p. 190-191)
  16. Lore of Certain Days (p. 193)
  17. Local Travelling Folk (p. 194-195)
  18. Fairy Forts (p. 196-197)
  19. Local Poets (p. 198)
  20. Local Roads (p. 201)
  21. My Home District (p. 202-203)
  22. Our Holy Wells (p. 204)
  23. Herbs (p. 205)
  24. Potato Crop (p. 206-207)
  25. Proverbs (p. 208-212)
  26. Festival Customs (p. 213-215)
  27. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 216-217)
  28. Care of the Feet (p. 219)
  29. Local Forge (p. 220-221)
  30. Clothes Made Locally (p. 222)
  31. Stories of the Holy Family (p. 223)
  32. Local Fairs (p. 224)
  33. Landlord (p. 225)
  34. Food in Olden Times (p. 226)
  35. Local Patron Saint (p. 227-228)
  36. Old Story (p. 230)
  37. Old Irish Tales (p. 231)
  38. Bread (p. 232)
  39. Buying and Selling (p. 233)
  40. Old Houses (p. 234)
  41. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 235)
  42. Local Happenings (p. 236-240)
  43. Weather-Lore (p. 238-239)
  44. Weather-Lore (p. 241)
  45. Stories of the Fianna (p. 242)
  46. Old Story (p. 243)
  47. Treasure Story (p. 244)
  48. Old Hedge-Schools (p. 245)
  49. Bird-Lore (p. 246)
  50. Local Cures (p. 247-248)
  51. Collection of Prayers (p. 249-254)
Origin information
Feenagh, Co. Limerick
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 495, p. 168-254)
Folklore--Ireland--Limerick (County)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
School location
FeenaghFíonachFeenaghKilmeedyConnello UpperLimerick
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0495/3

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:49219905>
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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