Kilwatermoy, Tulach an Iarainn

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Kilwatermoy, Tulach an Iarainn (school) (Kilwatermoy, Co. Waterford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Caitlín, Bean Uí Riain.

Original reference: 0637/6

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Waterford county schools

  1. Local Find of Ancient Origin (p. 316-317)
  2. Folklore (p. 317-318)
  3. Signs of Bad Luck (p. 319)
  4. Riddles (p. 319)
  5. Story (p. 320)
  6. Remains of an Old Church (p. 320-321)
  7. Incident in Connection with Saint Patrick's Visit to this Parish (p. 322)
  8. Ancient Crafts (p. 323-324)
  9. Place Names (p. 325)
  10. My Home District (p. 326)
  11. My Home District (p. 327-328)
  12. Local Roads (p. 329-330)
  13. Local Roads (p. 329)
  14. Local Cures (p. 330-331)
  15. Signs of Luck (p. 331-332)
  16. Song - The Bike and the Hike (p. 332-334)
  17. Food in Olden Times (p. 335)
  18. Local Landlord (p. 336-337)
  19. Local Landlord (p. 336)
  20. Local Graveyards (p. 337-338)
  21. Local Heroes (p. 338-339)
  22. Local Monuments (p. 339-340)
  23. Local Forges (p. 341)
  24. Local Forges (p. 341-342)
  25. Potato Crop (p. 342-343)
  26. Proverbs (p. 343-344)
  27. Holy Wells (p. 345)
  28. Pattern Day (p. 345-346)
  29. Festival Customs (p. 347)
  30. Local Roads (p. 348)
  31. Clothes Made Locally (p. 349)
  32. Local Forges (p. 350)
  33. Food In Olden Times (p. 351)
Origin information
Kilwatermoy, Co. Waterford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 637, p. 314-351)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
School location
KilwatermoyCill Uachtar MaíKilwatermoyKilwatermoyCoshmore and CoshbrideWaterford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0637/6

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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