Clochar na Trócaire, Buirgheas Uí Luighdheach

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Clochar na Trócaire, Buirgheas Uí Luighdheach (school) (Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher An tSr. M. Oilibhéir.

Original reference: 0544/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Tipperary schools

  1. Local Place Names (p. 065-066)
  2. Fair Ileigh (p. 067-069)
  3. Fair Borrisoleigh (p. 069-072)
  4. Charming Sweet Fishmoyne (p. 073-074)
  5. Old Crafts (p. 075-077)
  6. Local Heroes (p. 078-079)
  7. Local Marriage Customs (p. 080-081)
  8. Graveyards (p. 082-083)
  9. Old Story (p. 084-085)
  10. Local Fairs (p. 086-087)
  11. Local Tailors (p. 088-089)
  12. Travelling Folk (p. 090-091)
  13. Strange Appearances (p. 092-093)
  14. Festival Customs (p. 094-096)
  15. Old Schools - Borrisoleigh and Templederry (p. 097-098)
  16. Hedge-Schools - Drom and Inch (p. 098-099)
  17. Fairy Forts (p. 100-131)
  18. Old Houses (p. 103-104)
  19. Weather-Lore (p. 105-107)
  20. Lore of Certain Days (p. 108-109)
  21. Bird-Lore (p. 110-111)
  22. Local Proverbs (p. 112-114)
  23. Games I Play (p. 115-117)
  24. Food in Olden Times (p. 118-120)
  25. Local Cures (p. 121-123)
  26. Lore of Certain Days (p. 124-126)
  27. Collection of Prayers (p. 127-128)
  28. Strange Appearances (p. 132-135)
  29. Buying and Selling (p. 136-138)
  30. Collection of Riddles (p. 139-140)
  31. Local Forges (p. 141-143)
  32. Homemade Toys (p. 144-149)
  33. Herbs (p. 147-148)
  34. Funny Story (p. 150)
  35. Local Roads (p. 151-152)
  36. Local Roads (p. 153-155)
Origin information
Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 544, p. 64-155)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BorrisoleighBuiríos Ó LuigheachBorrisoleighGlenkeenKilnamanagh UpperTipperary
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0544/3

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 <>
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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