Tulach Mór (Clochar na Trócaire)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Tulach Mór (Clochar na Trócaire) (school) (Tullamore, Co. Offaly), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Na Siúracha..

Original reference: 0807/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Offaly schools

  1. Tullamore (p. 001-002)
  2. On Arden Hill (p. 002-003)
  3. Local Happenings (p. 004)
  4. Tullamore Prison and Courthouse (p. 005-007)
  5. Ancient Castles (p. 006-007)
  6. Local Poets (p. 008-012)
  7. Interesting Incidents (p. 013-015)
  8. Old Roads (p. 016-017)
  9. Local Monuments (p. 018)
  10. Old Houses (p. 019-020)
  11. Historical Tradition (p. 021)
  12. Historical Tradition - Killoughey (p. 021-022)
  13. Historical Tradition - Durrow (p. 022-023)
  14. Weather Prophets (p. 024-025)
  15. Bread - Boxty (p. 026)
  16. Local Cures (p. 027-028)
  17. Riddles (p. 030-033)
  18. Prayers (p. 034-037)
  19. Holy Wells (p. 038-040)
  20. Tullamore Jail - Notable Prisoners (p. 043-045)
  21. Old Churches (p. 046-047)
  22. Old Crafts (p. 048-049)
Origin information
Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 807, p. 1A-49)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
School location
TullamoreTulach MhórTullamoreKilbrideBallycowanOffaly
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0807/1

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:50445985>
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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