Pasáiste Thoir (C.), PortLáirge

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from An Pasáiste Thoir (C.), PortLáirge (school) (Passage East, Co. Waterford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Clare, Bean Uí Eachthigheirn.

Original reference: 0652/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Waterford county schools

  1. Our Local Saint (p. 241-242)
  2. Local Traditional Stories - How a Dead Man Hanged a Live Man (p. 243-246)
  3. Fairy Tea-Cups (p. 247-248)
  4. Croppies at Geneva Barracks (p. 249-250)
  5. Phantom Ship (p. 251)
  6. Fishermens' Warning (p. 252)
  7. Wreck of the Alfred de Snow (p. 253-254)
  8. Donkey in the Kitchen (p. 255-256)
  9. Stories of Geneva Barracks (p. 257-258)
  10. Wreck of the Stole Brown (p. 259-260)
  11. Fitzgerald Crest (p. 261)
  12. Holly's Gap (p. 262)
  13. Fairy Bush (p. 263-264)
  14. Fairy Bush (p. 265-270)
  15. Stolen Chalice (p. 268-269)
  16. Stolen Chalice (p. 271-272)
  17. God Provides (p. 273)
  18. Stolen Corpse (p. 274-275)
  19. Priest's Warning (p. 276-277)
  20. Rescue (p. 278)
  21. Dollar Bay and Dollar Point (p. 279-281)
  22. Wreck of The Donegal (p. 282-283)
  23. St Martin's Night (p. 284-285)
  24. Lost Child (p. 286)
  25. Ghost of Falloon Hill (p. 288-289)
  26. Loftus Hall (p. 290-291)
  27. Curlew's Warning (p. 292)
  28. St Martin's Night (p. 293)
  29. Wreck of the Donegal (p. 294-295)
  30. God's Blessing (p. 296)
  31. Mist (p. 297)
  32. Tinker (p. 298)
  33. He would not take it (p. 299)
  34. Ghost Story (p. 300)
  35. Old Church Ruins at Kil St Nicholas (p. 301)
  36. Geneva Barracks Story (p. 302)
  37. Ghost Story (p. 303-304)
  38. Treasure (p. 305)
  39. Treasure (p. 306)
  40. Treasure (p. 307-308)
  41. Corner (p. 309)
  42. Butcher (p. 310)
  43. Proverbs (p. 311-312)
  44. Local Cures (p. 313-316)
  45. Stories of the Holy Family (p. 317-319)
  46. Bird-Lore (p. 320-323)
  47. Weather-Lore (p. 324-328)
  48. Homemade Toys (p. 329-330)
  49. Prayers (p. 331-332)
  50. Hidden Treasure (p. 333-335)
  51. Famine Times (p. 336)
  52. Local Monuments (p. 337-338)
  53. Old Houses (p. 338-341)
  54. The following story was told to me a few years ago by my aunt... (p. 341-342)
  55. Little nannie netti-coat... (p. 343-346)
  56. Games I Play (p. 347-350)
Origin information
Passage East, Co. Waterford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 652, p. 240-350)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Saint Martin's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Treasure troves--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Passage EastAn PasáistePassage EastKill St. NicholasGaultiereWaterford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0652/4

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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