Shinrone (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Shinrone (C.) (school) (Shinrone, Co. Offaly), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mary Mc Mahon.

Original reference: 0819/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Offaly schools

  1. Hidden Treasures (p. 095-096)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 097)
  3. Hidden Treasures (p. 098-099)
  4. Hidden Treasures (p. 100-101)
  5. Funny Stories (p. 102-103)
  6. Funny Stories (p. 104-105)
  7. Riddles (p. 106-123)
  8. Weather-Lore (p. 124-126)
  9. Local Cures (p. 127-128)
  10. Local Cures - Wild-Fire (p. 129)
  11. Local Cures - Warts (p. 129-130)
  12. Local Cures - Herbs (p. 130-131)
  13. Local Cures - Toothache (p. 131-132)
  14. Local Cures (p. 133-134)
  15. Local Cures (p. 135)
  16. Local Cures - Wild-Fire (p. 135-136)
  17. Local Cures - Whooping-Cough (p. 137)
  18. Local Happenings (p. 138-140)
  19. Local Cures (p. 141)
  20. Travelling Folk (p. 142-143)
  21. Hedge-Schools (p. 144)
  22. Travelling Folks (p. 145-146)
  23. Travelling Folk (p. 147-148)
  24. Travelling Folk (p. 149)
  25. Local Heroes (p. 150)
  26. Local Heroes (p. 151)
  27. Local Heroes (p. 152)
  28. Hedge-Schools (p. 153)
  29. Riddles (p. 154-155)
  30. Once More (p. 156-159)
  31. Kilcomin - The Charming Townland (p. 160-162)
  32. Funny Story (p. 163)
Origin information
Shinrone, Co. Offaly
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 819, p. 94-163)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Erysipelas   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Toothache   linked data (lcsh)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
School location
ShinroneSuí an RóinShinroneShinroneClonliskOffaly
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0819/2

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 <>
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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