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Ballyragget (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ballyragget (B.) (school) (Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Tadhg Ó Ceallaigh.

Original reference: 0868/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Kilkenny schools

  1. Béal Áth Ragaid Co. Cille Chainnigh (p. 001b-003a)
  2. Wells (p. 004a)
  3. Wells (p. 004a)
  4. Signs of Wet Weather (p. 005a)
  5. Signs of Fine Weather (p. 005a)
  6. Potatoes (p. 006a)
  7. Names of Fields around Ballyragget (p. 007a)
  8. Moate Hill (p. 008a)
  9. Old Industries - An Old Flax Mill (p. 009a)
  10. Wells (p. 010a)
  11. Our Local Fighters (p. 011a)
  12. Landmarks (p. 012a)
  13. Ballyragget Castle (p. 013a-014a)
  14. Butler House (p. 015a)
Origin information
Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 868, p. 1a-15a)
Folklore--Ireland--Kilkenny (County)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
School location
BallyraggetBéal Átha RagadBallyraggetDonaghmoreGalmoyKilkenny
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0868/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Kilkenny 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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