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Loughmoe (B.), An Teampoll Mór

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Loughmoe (B.), An Teampoll Mór (school) (Loughmoe, Co. Tipperary), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Liam Ó Riain.

Original reference: 0551/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Tipperary schools

  1. A long time ago there was a wild boar... (p. 001-002)
  2. Weather-Lore (p. 003-004)
  3. Local Heroes (p. 005-006)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 007)
  5. Riddles (p. 008-011)
  6. Old Crafts - Candle-Making (p. 012)
  7. Old Crafts - Basket-Making (p. 013)
  8. Thatching (p. 013-014)
  9. Snare-Making (p. 015)
  10. Homemade Toys (p. 016)
  11. Crib (p. 016-017)
  12. Holy Wells (p. 017-018)
  13. Place Names (p. 018)
  14. Place Names (p. 019-020)
  15. Old Castle (p. 021-023)
  16. Old Abbey (p. 024)
  17. My Townland (p. 025-026)
  18. My Townland (p. 027)
  19. Old Proverbs (p. 028-030)
  20. Local Forge (p. 031-032)
  21. Fairy Forts (p. 033-035)
  22. Travellers (p. 036)
  23. Potato Sowing (p. 037-038)
  24. Farm Animals (p. 039-040)
  25. Weeds (p. 041-044)
  26. Mass Paths (p. 045-049)
  27. Emblems (p. 050)
  28. Banshees and Leprechauns (p. 051-052)
  29. Hedge-Schools (p. 053)
  30. Hedge-Schools (p. 053-054)
  31. Hidden Treasure (p. 055)
  32. Funny Story (p. 056)
  33. Old Crafts (p. 057-058)
  34. Lore of Certain Days (p. 059)
  35. Fairy Forts (p. 060)
  36. Poets (p. 061)
  37. Riddles (p. 062)
  38. Weather-Lore (p. 063)
  39. Local Heroes (p. 064)
  40. Severe Weather (p. 065)
  41. Old School (p. 066)
  42. Famine Times (p. 067)
  43. Penal Times (p. 068)
  44. Prayers (p. 069)
Origin information
Loughmoe, Co. Tipperary
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 551, p. 1a-69)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
belief   linked data (afset)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0551/1

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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