Tobar Pádraig

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Tobar Pádraig (school) (Patrickswell, Co. Limerick), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Anraoi Ó Broin.

Original reference: 0527/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Limerick schools

  1. The old parish Church of Patrickswell was situated in the townland of Lurriga... (p. 105)
  2. Festival Customs (p. 106)
  3. Old Schools (p. 107)
  4. Bread Factory (p. 107)
  5. Local Fairs (p. 107)
  6. Malt House (p. 109)
  7. Houses in Village (p. 109)
  8. Railway House (p. 109-110)
  9. Gaols (p. 111)
  10. Faha House is said to be haunted ... (p. 111-112)
  11. Potteen was made in the old malt house on Edward Boland's lands. (p. 113)
  12. Tom McCarthy and the Fairies (p. 114-115)
  13. Thady the Amadán (p. 116)
  14. There was a servant boy working for a big farmer... (p. 117-118)
  15. Travelling Folk (p. 118-120)
  16. This story was told to me last night. It is about stealing milk. (p. 120-121)
  17. Fairy Forts (p. 121)
  18. Farmer and the Old Woman (p. 122)
  19. Homemade Toys (p. 123)
  20. Riddles (p. 124-125)
  21. Suffering of Archbishop O'Hurley (p. 126-128)
  22. Local Songs - The Country Boy (p. 129)
  23. Faha (p. 130)
  24. After Mass (p. 131-132)
  25. Our Farm Animals (p. 133-134)
  26. The Salts of Clare - The Quilty Fisherman (p. 135-138)
  27. Local Forge (p. 139-140)
  28. Old Story (p. 141)
  29. Fight Between Jackey Lynch's Old Dog and Fox (p. 142-143)
  30. Old Houses (p. 143-144)
  31. Bread (p. 145-146)
  32. Tale of a Famous Donkey (p. 147-151)
  33. My Home District (p. 152)
  34. A Collection of Prayers (p. 153-155)
  35. Weather-Lore (p. 156-157)
  36. Faha House (p. 158-159)
  37. George Tutle (p. 160-161)
  38. Co. Limerick Relic of Our National Apostle, Carving of Great Antiquity (p. 162-164)
  39. Local Tradition (p. 164-165)
  40. Signs of Very Great Antiquity (p. 166-167)
  41. The Local Roads (p. 168-170)
  42. Riddles (p. 171-172)
  43. When Great Men Meet (p. 173-175)
  44. The Limerick Hurlers (p. 175-176)
  45. St Patrick and the Witch (p. 177)
  46. St Patrick and the Bull (p. 177-178)
  47. William Scanlon and the Colleen Bawn (p. 178-179)
  48. Mr Tutle and the Hares (p. 179)
  49. Story of the Whiteboys (p. 180)
  50. Goats of Molly Mourne (p. 181-182)
  51. Johnson's Ball (p. 183-186)
  52. St Patrickswell (p. 187)
  53. Antiquity of the Monument (p. 187-188)
  54. Crecora Hurlers (p. 188-189)
  55. Care of the Feet (p. 190)
  56. Mag Mack's Ass - The Young May Moon (p. 191-192)
  57. Seanduine Breóite (p. 193)
  58. Paidir (p. 194)
  59. Legend of St Martin (p. 194-195)
  60. St. John's Day 25th June. (p. 196)
  61. Ghost Story (p. 196-198)
  62. Limerick Hurlers (p. 198-200)
  63. Local Place Names (p. 201-202)
  64. Fairy Stories (p. 203-204)
  65. Once upon a time two boys lived in Greenmount. (p. 204-205)
  66. Old Story (p. 205-206)
  67. Old Story (p. 207)
  68. Old Story (p. 207-208)
  69. Story of Colleen Bawn (p. 209-211)
  70. Danny Mann (p. 211-214)
  71. Execution of Danny Mann (p. 214-215)
  72. There was once a very old man who was living in the middle of a fort in Greenmount... (p. 216)
  73. A long time ago a man and his wife and two children were living in a house near Greenmount wall... (p. 216-217)
  74. Just at the cottage near Moll's cross. (p. 217-219)
  75. Old Story (p. 219-220)
  76. Old Story (p. 221-222)
  77. A butcher's shop was opened in the village a year ago. (p. 223)
  78. Old Story (p. 224-226)
  79. Lines by John Ryan, Patrickswell, in memory of Joseph Pickergille who lived near Adare... (p. 226-227)
  80. Ghost Story (p. 228)
  81. Hurling Match in Olden Times (p. 229-230)
  82. How Crecora Got Its Name (p. 231)
  83. Origin of "God Bless Us" (p. 231)
  84. Gold at Carriggogunnell (p. 232)
  85. Cloughcloka - The Origin of the Name (p. 232)
  86. Cure for Chincough (p. 233)
  87. In a red brick house at the Red House Hill lived the Fitzgeralds. (p. 233-234)
  88. Pishogues (p. 234-235)
  89. Lough Gur (p. 235-236)
  90. Clougcloka (or Clough) House (p. 236-237)
  91. Story Told by Jeremiah Hayes, Patrickswell (p. 238-239)
  92. Bird-Lore (p. 240-241)
  93. Games I Play (p. 242-243)
  94. Old Houses (p. 244-245)
  95. An Old Story (p. 246)
  96. Potato Crop (p. 247-248)
Origin information
Patrickswell, Co. Limerick
Date created:
typeOfResource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 527, p. 104-248)
Languages
English  irish  
genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Limerick (County)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Dwellings--Folklore
local legends   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Secret societies--Ireland
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Martin's Day   linked data (lcsh)
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Treasure troves--Folklore
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
PatrickswellTobar PhádraigPatrickswellKilkeedyPubblebrienLimerick
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4922109
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0527/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Limerick 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:49221095>
Funding
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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