Lemanaghan, Ballycumber

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Lemanaghan, Ballycumber (school) (Lemanaghan, Co. Offaly), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire Galvin.

Original reference: 0810/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Offaly schools

  1. My Home District (p. 031-032)
  2. My Home District (p. 033-034)
  3. My Home District (p. 035-036)
  4. My Home District (p. 037)
  5. My Home District (p. 038-040)
  6. Old Crafts (p. 041-043)
  7. Old Crafts (p. 044-045)
  8. Old Crafts (p. 046)
  9. Local Cures (p. 047-048)
  10. Local Cures (p. 119)
  11. Local Cures (p. 120-123)
  12. Local Heroes (p. 124-125)
  13. Local Heroes (p. 126-128)
  14. Local Monuments (p. 129-130)
  15. Stones which Are Marked (p. 131-136)
  16. Lemanaghan Castle (p. 132-133)
  17. Local Ruins - St Manchan's Church and House (p. 134-135)
  18. Old Graveyards (p. 137)
  19. St Manchan - The Local Patron Saint (p. 138-139)
  20. Stories about the Saint - St Manchan's Cow (p. 139-140)
  21. Stories about the Saint - St Ciaran's Wind (p. 141-142)
  22. Stories about the Saint - St Manchan's Burial (p. 143-144)
  23. Stories about the Saint - The Shrine of St Manchan (p. 145-146)
  24. Stories about the Saint - St Manchan's Well (p. 147)
  25. Local Poets (p. 148-153)
  26. Hidden Treasure (p. 154)
  27. Hidden Treasure (p. 155A)
  28. Hidden Treasure (p. 155)
  29. Hidden Treasure (p. 156)
  30. Hidden Treasure (p. 157-168)
  31. Care of the Feet (p. 158)
  32. Local Marriage Customs (p. 159)
  33. Farm Animals (p. 160)
  34. Riddles (p. 161-162)
  35. Local Fairs (p. 163)
  36. Fairy Forts (p. 164)
  37. Names of Fields (p. 165)
  38. Penal Times (p. 169)
  39. In the Penal Times (p. 170-170A)
  40. Story of the Leprechaun (p. 171)
  41. Leprechaun (p. 172-173)
  42. Old Schools (p. 174)
  43. Old Schools (p. 175)
  44. Signs of the Weather (p. 176)
  45. Local Roads (p. 177)
  46. Local Roads (p. 178)
  47. Storm 1839 (p. 179)
  48. Local Place Names (p. 180)
  49. Food in Olden Times (p. 181)
  50. Potato Crops (p. 182)
  51. Storm 1839 (p. 183)
Origin information
Lemanaghan, Co. Offaly
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 810, p. 31A-183)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
LemanaghanLiath MancháinLemanaghanLemanaghanGarrycastleOffaly
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0810/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Offaly 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:50446125>
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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