Baile Dubh (1)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Baile Dubh (1) (school) (Ballyduff, Co. Waterford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bríd Ní Dhúnaighe.

Original reference: 0638/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Waterford county schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 33)
  2. Lime-Kiln (p. 34)
  3. Basket-Making (p. 35)
  4. May (p. 36)
  5. Whooping-Cough (p. 37)
  6. Signs of the Weather (p. 38-39)
  7. Marriage Customs (p. 38)
  8. Great Walkers (p. 40-41)
  9. Severe Weather (p. 42)
  10. My Home District (p. 43)
  11. Holy Well (p. 44-45)
  12. St John's Day (p. 46)
  13. Local Proverbs (p. 47-48)
  14. Paidreacha Seanmhná (p. 49)
  15. Farms Animals (p. 50-51)
  16. Local Fairs (p. 52-53)
  17. Landlord (p. 54)
  18. Food in Olden Times (p. 55)
  19. Bread (p. 56)
  20. Buying and Selling (p. 57-58)
  21. Old House (p. 59-60)
  22. Local Ruins (p. 61-63)
Origin information
Ballyduff, Co. Waterford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 638, p. 32-63)
English  irish  
Treasure troves--Folklore
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
School location
BallyduffAn Baile DubhBallyduffLismore and MocollopCoshmore and CoshbrideWaterford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0638/2

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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