Faithlegg (C.), Portláirge

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Faithlegg (C.), Portláirge (school) (Faithlegg, Co. Waterford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mary J. Brazil.

Original reference: 0653/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Waterford county schools

  1. Riddles (p. 73)
  2. Rhymes (p. 74)
  3. In this church yard - Faithlegg - there is a large flat tombstone surrounded by a high iron railing and some relations of "Meagher of the Sword" are buried there. (p. 75-76)
  4. Riddles (p. 77)
  5. Rhymes (p. 78)
  6. Riddles (p. 79)
  7. Riddles (p. 80-81)
  8. Rhymes (p. 82)
  9. Riddles (p. 83-84)
  10. Riddles (p. 85)
  11. Rhymes (p. 86)
  12. Riddles (p. 87)
  13. Riddles (p. 88)
  14. Rhymes (p. 89)
  15. Riddles (p. 90-91)
  16. Riddles (p. 92-93)
  17. Story (p. 94)
  18. Riddles (p. 95-96)
  19. Ghost Story (p. 96-97)
  20. Old Prayers (p. 97)
  21. Piseoga (p. 98-100A)
  22. Story (p. 100B)
  23. Story (p. 100C)
  24. Riddles (p. 100C-100D)
  25. Piseoga (p. 100E)
  26. Prayers (p. 100F)
  27. Aylward's Castle (p. 100G-100H)
  28. Blessed Well (p. 100i-100j)
  29. Old Legend (p. 100K-100L)
  30. Piseoga (p. 100M)
Origin information
Faithlegg, Co. Waterford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 653, p. 72-100M)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0653/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: Waterford county 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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