Cill Chuimín, Durlas Éile

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cill Chuimín, Durlas Éile (school) (Kilcommon, Co. Tipperary), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Donnchadh Ó Cuinnéain.

Original reference: 0542/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Tipperary schools

  1. Scoil Chill Cuimín 1885 (p. 311)
  2. An Seanscoil (p. 311)
  3. Cill Chuimín (p. 312)
  4. Kilcomman or Kilcummin in Irish (p. 313)
  5. Character of the People (p. 313-316)
  6. Birth (p. 316-318)
  7. Deaths and Funerals (p. 318-320)
  8. Legend - How the First Box-Cart Came to Ireland (p. 321-322)
  9. Legend of Lough Thuile (p. 323-324)
  10. Legend of the Oultachs (p. 325-326)
  11. Prayers (p. 327-330)
  12. Hidden Treasure (p. 331)
  13. Hidden Treasure (p. 331-332)
  14. Hidden Treasure (p. 333)
  15. Hidden Treasure (p. 332-333)
  16. Townlands (p. 334)
  17. Weather Signs (p. 335-336)
  18. Weather Signs (p. 336-337)
  19. Teachers of This School (p. 338)
  20. Girls' School (p. 339-340)
  21. Hedge-Schools (p. 340-341)
  22. William Scully (p. 341-342)
  23. Charms and Cures (p. 343-347)
  24. St Patrick's Cross (p. 348)
  25. Pishogues (p. 349-357)
  26. Finds in Locality (p. 358-360)
  27. Romance of a Road (p. 361-362)
  28. Scotch Clan (p. 363-364)
  29. Forts (p. 365-367)
  30. Cromlechs and Dolmens etc. (p. 368-371)
  31. Spirits (p. 372-373)
  32. Omens (p. 374-378)
  33. Fairs and Markets (p. 379-381)
  34. Forges (p. 382)
  35. Trades (p. 382)
  36. Clothing (p. 383)
  37. Food (p. 384-386)
  38. Riddles and Conundrums (p. 387-389)
  39. Nicknames (p. 390-391)
  40. Graveyards (p. 392)
  41. Families Interred at Kilcommon (p. 393)
  42. Athletes (p. 394-395)
  43. Crops (p. 396-397)
  44. Foodstuffs (p. 398)
  45. Creameries (p. 398)
  46. Game (p. 398-399)
  47. The Raparees (p. 400-403)
  48. Fallen Angels (p. 404-405)
  49. Charm For Stopping Bleeding (p. 406)
  50. Marriages (p. 407-408)
  51. Games (p. 409)
  52. Dancing (p. 410)
Origin information
Kilcommon, Co. Tipperary
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 542, p. 310-410)
English  irish  
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Patrick's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Names, Personal--Folklore
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Hemorrhage   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KilcommonCill ChuimínKilcommonTemplebegKilnamanagh UpperTipperary
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0542/4

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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