Calary, Bray

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Calary, Bray (school) (Calary Lower, Co. Wicklow), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bean de Faoite.

Original reference: 0912/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Wicklow county schools

  1. Weather-Lore (p. 095-100)
  2. Severe Weather (p. 101-103)
  3. Local Heroes (p. 104-108)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 109-111)
  5. Local Marriage Customs (p. 112-114)
  6. Lore of Certain Days (p. 115-118)
  7. Bird-Lore (p. 119-122)
  8. Potato Crop (p. 123-126)
  9. Care of Farm Animals (p. 127-130)
  10. Churning (p. 131-133)
  11. Travelling Folk (p. 134-136)
  12. Local Forge (p. 137-139)
  13. Clothes Made Locally (p. 140-141)
  14. Local Song (p. 142-145)
  15. Local Fairs (p. 146-148)
  16. Care of the Feet (p. 149-151)
  17. My Home District (p. 152-155)
  18. Buying and Selling (p. 156-159)
  19. Old Houses (p. 160-162)
  20. Our Holy Wells (p. 163-165)
  21. Local Landlord (p. 166-168)
  22. Old Graveyards (p. 169-171)
  23. Food in Olden Times (p. 172-174)
  24. Herbs (p. 175-177)
  25. Herbs (p. 178-180)
  26. Local Roads (p. 181-183)
  27. Local Roads (p. 184-186)
  28. Bread (p. 187-190)
  29. Bread (p. 191-193)
  30. Local Ruins (p. 195-197)
  31. Homemade Toys (p. 198-202)
  32. Games I Play (p. 203-206)
  33. Riddles (p. 207-209)
  34. Local Monuments (p. 210-212)
  35. Festival Customs - Halloween (p. 213-215)
  36. Leipreachán or Mermaid (p. 216-218)
  37. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 219-221)
  38. Local Poets (p. 222-223)
  39. Local Poets (p. 224-228)
  40. Local Poets (p. 229-227)
  41. Old Crafts (p. 230-233)
  42. Old Crafts (p. 234-237)
  43. Fairy Forts (p. 238-240)
  44. Famine Times (p. 241-243)
  45. Fairy Forts (p. 244-246)
  46. Funny Story (p. 248-250)
Origin information
Calary Lower, Co. Wicklow
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 912, p. 93-250)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Treasure troves--Folklore
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Calary LowerCeallúrach ÍochtarachCalary LowerCalaryRathdownWicklow
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0912/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: Wicklow 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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