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St Peter's, Phibsboro

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from St Peter's, Phibsboro (school) (Phibsborough, Co. Dublin), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Ss. Breathnach.

Original reference: 0799/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Dublin schools

  1. Remains of Mud Wall Cabins in the City Area of Dublin (p. 167)
  2. Pisreog (p. 168)
  3. Satrical Rhyme (p. 169)
  4. Hedge Sparrow (p. 170)
  5. Place Name - Gleann an Easbuig (p. 171)
  6. Short Story - The Woman that Could Turn herself into a Hare (p. 172)
  7. Short Story - The Weasels and the Buttermilk (p. 173)
  8. Old Song in Praise of a Local Belle Entitled - Sally of Brackagh Valley (p. 174-176)
  9. Estates of Blayney (p. 177)
  10. Local Song (p. 178-179)
  11. Nicknames (p. 180-185)
  12. Nicknames as Applied to Women (p. 185-187)
  13. Local Pronunciation of Certain Surnames (p. 188-189)
  14. Words and Phrases Peculiar to the District of Broomfield, Castleblayney, Co.Monaghan (p. 190)
  15. Nouns (p. 191-193)
  16. Parson Brady (p. 194-195)
  17. Traditional Problems and Questions (p. 196-197)
  18. Local Industries (p. 198)
  19. Mud Turf (p. 199-200)
  20. Brick-Making (p. 201)
  21. Bardogs (Bardóga) (p. 202-203)
  22. Flail (p. 204-205)
  23. Riddle-Making (p. 206)
  24. Sowans (p. 207)
  25. Boxty Bread (p. 208)
  26. Nettle Broth and Dumplings (p. 209)
  27. Manann Castle and Stories Associated with it (p. 210)
  28. Eel and the Chest of Gold (p. 210-211)
  29. Bashford and His Attempt to Drain the Lake Containing Mannan's Treasure (p. 211-212)
  30. Rats and the Sovereigns (p. 212-213)
  31. Story - The Mysterious Woman Sitting on the Roadside at Midnight (p. 214)
  32. Catherine McEneany had many peculiar sayings... (p. 215)
  33. Slipe or Drug (p. 216-217)
  34. Shoeing a Cartwheel (p. 218)
  35. Ghost Stories (p. 219-220)
  36. Hungry Spot (p. 221-222)
  37. Notes on the Survival of Irish as a Spoken Tongue in the Parish of Donaghmoyne, Co. Monaghan (p. 224-225)
  38. In 1907 a weekly Irish class taught by Eamonn Ó Tuathail... (p. 226-229)
  39. Last Existing Native Speaker of Irish in the Farney District (p. 230-231)
  40. Tom the Fool (p. 231-234)
  41. Devil Stones (p. 233)
  42. Story - The Three Wishes (p. 235)
  43. Boy who Was Sent to a College to Learn Latin (p. 236-237)
  44. Plants (p. 238-242)
  45. Dallóg (p. 243-244)
  46. Udder (p. 244-245)
  47. Goat (p. 245)
  48. Hedgehog (p. 245-246)
  49. Archaelogical Remains (p. 247)
  50. Strange Animals (p. 248-251)
  51. Local Riddles (p. 252-254)
  52. Weather-Lore (p. 255)
  53. Severe Weather (p. 256)
  54. Epidemic (p. 257)
  55. Conflagration (p. 257)
  56. Local Marriage Customs (p. 258)
  57. Kittling (p. 258-259)
  58. Late Marriages (p. 259-260)
  59. Destination of Emigrants (p. 261)
  60. Churches (p. 262)
  61. Old Chapel (p. 262-264)
  62. Old Church as a School (p. 264-265)
  63. Broomfield Protestant Church (p. 266-268)
  64. Broomfield Presbyterian Church (p. 269)
  65. Common Surnames (p. 270-271)
  66. Dances (p. 272-275)
  67. Local Songs (p. 276-277)
  68. Some Points Dealing with the Older Methods of Road-Making (p. 278-279)
  69. Customs Associated with Wakes (p. 280-283)
  70. Jenny, Would you Bake a Bit (p. 283-284)
  71. Fear an Tí agus Bean an Tí (p. 285-286)
  72. Game (p. 287)
  73. Boys' Games - Cat and Dog (p. 288-291)
  74. Ring-Taw (p. 292-293)
  75. Notes on Flax-Pulling (p. 295-296)
  76. Boon (p. 297)
  77. Bands (p. 297)
  78. Meals (p. 297)
  79. Norman Steel (p. 298-299)
  80. Norman and the Impassable Line (p. 299-300)
  81. Customs Associated with Easter Sunday - The Sun Dancing (p. 301)
  82. Customs Associated with Easter Sunday - The Easter House (p. 301)
  83. St John's Eve - Bonfire Night (p. 302)
  84. Ireland's Own - Rhymes (p. 303)
Origin information
Phibsborough, Co. Dublin
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 799, p. 165-303)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Dublin (County)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Animals--Folklore
local legends   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Names, Personal--Folklore
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Irish language--Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Weather--Folklore
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Poverty--Ireland
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Wake services   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
School location
PhibsboroughBaile PhibPhibsboroughGrangegormanCoolockDublin
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4428244
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0799/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Dublin schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:44282445>
Funding
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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