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Michael Str., New Ross

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Michael Str., New Ross (school) (New Ross, Co. Wexford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Ó Donnchadha.

Original reference: 0897/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Wexford schools

  1. Buried Treasure (p. 002)
  2. Brave Man (p. 002-003)
  3. Buried Treasure (p. 004)
  4. Weather-Signs (p. 005)
  5. Riddles (p. 006)
  6. Great Storms (p. 007)
  7. Local Place Names (p. 008)
  8. Local Place Names (p. 009)
  9. Cross on St Mary's Abbey - A Legend (p. 009-010)
  10. Back to Life Again (p. 011)
  11. Old Story (p. 012-013)
  12. Very Comical Man (p. 014-016)
  13. Bag of Gold (p. 017)
  14. Ghost Story (p. 018)
  15. Ghost Story (p. 019)
  16. Ghost Story (p. 020-021)
  17. Old Cures (p. 022)
  18. Ghost Story (p. 023-024)
  19. Homemade Toys (p. 025-026)
  20. Account of a Great Storm (p. 027)
  21. Buried Treasure (p. 028-029)
  22. Old Houses (p. 030)
Origin information
New Ross, Co. Wexford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 897, p. 1-30)
Folklore--Ireland--Wexford (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
School location
New RossRos Mhic ThriúinNew RossSt. Mary'sBantryWexford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0897/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Wexford 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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