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Rockhill, Brúgh Ríogh

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Rockhill, Brúgh Ríogh (school) (Rockhill, Co. Limerick), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máiréad Ní Amhlaoidh.

Original reference: 0498/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Limerick schools

  1. The following are the townlands in the parish of Rockhill... (p. 002)
  2. The school (Rockhill State School) which was built in the year 1863 is in the townland of Baile Phuicín. (p. 003-005)
  3. The following names are the names and addresses of the old people in the district. (p. 006)
  4. Baile Puicín (p. 007-008)
  5. Story (p. 009)
  6. Story (p. 010)
  7. Baile Thadhg (p. 011-013)
  8. Weather-Lore (p. 014-016)
  9. Holy Wells (p. 017-018)
  10. Cures (p. 019-020)
  11. Pishogue (p. 021-025)
  12. Story (p. 026)
  13. Story (p. 027)
  14. Story (p. 028)
  15. Story (p. 029)
  16. Story (p. 030)
  17. Story (p. 031-032)
  18. Story (p. 033)
  19. Story (p. 034)
  20. Story (p. 035)
  21. Story (p. 036)
  22. Story (p. 037)
  23. Story (p. 038)
  24. Story (p. 039)
  25. Local Heroes (p. 040-044)
  26. Buying and Selling (p. 045-046)
  27. Games We Play (p. 047-048)
  28. Roads (p. 049-050)
  29. Old Houses (p. 051-054)
  30. Local Ruins (p. 055-056)
  31. Jony Cowhey was a great Rhyme maker of which one was... (p. 057)
Origin information
Rockhill, Co. Limerick
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 498, p. 1-57)
Folklore--Ireland--Limerick (County)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
School location
RockhillCnoc na CarraigeBrureeConnello UpperLimerick
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0498/1

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 <>
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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