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Baile Treasna, Caisleán Mumhan (Ballytarsney)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Baile Treasna, Caisleán Mumhan (Ballytarsney) (school) (Ballytarsna (Hackett), Co. Tipperary), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Ó Freathaile.

Original reference: 0554/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Tipperary schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 071-072)
  2. Funny Story (p. 073-074)
  3. Local Hero (p. 075)
  4. Local Happening (p. 076)
  5. Cures (p. 077-078)
  6. May Day Customs (p. 079-080)
  7. Fairy Forts (p. 081)
  8. Potato Crop (p. 082-083)
  9. Forge (p. 084)
  10. Proverbs (p. 085)
  11. Festival Customs (p. 086-087)
  12. Herbs (p. 088-089)
  13. Old Marriage Customs (p. 090-091)
  14. My District (p. 092-093)
  15. Farm Animals (p. 094-095)
  16. Graveyards (p. 096-097)
  17. Games (p. 098-099)
  18. Piseoga - Weather Signs (p. 100-101)
  19. Piseoga (p. 102-103)
  20. Hidden Treasure (p. 104-105)
  21. Local Story (p. 106-107)
  22. Local Story (p. 108)
  23. Haunted House (p. 109)
  24. Hidden Treasure (p. 110)
  25. Hidden Treasure (p. 111)
  26. Funny Stories - The Height of Nonsense (p. 112)
  27. Funny Stories (p. 112)
  28. Funny Stories (p. 112-113)
  29. Devil Send Me Novelities While I Have Mate (p. 114)
  30. Old Hedge-Schools (p. 115-116)
  31. Old Crafts - Candle-Making (p. 117)
  32. Rock (p. 118)
  33. Lore of Certain Days (p. 119)
  34. Famine Times (p. 120-124)
  35. Old Roads (p. 125-127)
  36. Herbs (p. 128-129)
  37. Festival Customs (p. 130-131)
Origin information
Ballytarsna (Hackett), Co. Tipperary
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 554, p. 70-131)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Ballytarsna (Hackett)Baile Tarsna an HaicéadaighBallytarsna (Hackett)BallysheehanMiddlethirdTipperary
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0554/3

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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