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Hollyfort

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Hollyfort (school) (Hollyfort, Co. Wexford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mabel Vaughan.

Original reference: 0888/6

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Wexford schools

  1. Irish Words Used Locally (p. 172)
  2. Local Sayings or Words (p. 173-174)
  3. Faction Fights (p. 175)
  4. Old Race Course (p. 176-177)
  5. Nicknames (p. 178)
  6. Battlefields and Historic Sites (p. 179-180)
  7. Old Roads (p. 181)
  8. Our Local Saint (p. 182)
  9. Well in the Crab-Tree (p. 183)
  10. Charm (p. 184)
  11. Old Churchyard of Kilcashel (p. 185-186)
  12. Battlefields (p. 187)
  13. Plantations (p. 188)
  14. Roadside Grave (p. 189)
  15. At Pallas, near Limbrick, Inch Co. Wexford... (p. 190)
  16. Archaelogical - Raths (p. 191-193)
  17. Antiquarian Finds (p. 194)
  18. Customs (p. 195-198)
  19. Funeral Customs (p. 199)
  20. Banshee (p. 200)
  21. Families with Folk Cures (p. 201)
  22. Folk Cures (p. 202)
  23. Old Utensils etc (p. 203)
  24. Place Names (p. 204)
  25. Place Names (p. 205)
  26. Local Story of St Patrick (p. 206)
  27. Christmas Custom (p. 207)
  28. Freyne the Robber (p. 208)
  29. Fairy District - A Name (p. 209)
  30. May Bushes (p. 210)
  31. Belief in Fairies (p. 211-214)
  32. Buried Treasure (p. 215)
  33. Buried Treasure (p. 216)
  34. Old Churchyards (p. 217)
  35. Making Wine (p. 218)
  36. Old Industry - Knitting (p. 219)
  37. Flummery (p. 220)
  38. Parts of Old Songs (p. 221-222)
  39. Raths - The Raheen in the Bog (p. 223-224)
  40. Christian Names (p. 225)
  41. Plants (p. 226)
  42. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 228-231)
  43. Local Cures (p. 232-234)
  44. Local Cures (p. 232-234)
  45. Our Local Fairs (p. 235-236)
  46. Forts and Fairies (p. 237-240)
  47. Local Roads (p. 241-242)
  48. Churning (p. 243-244)
  49. Weather-Lore (p. 245-247)
  50. Travelling Folk (p. 248-250)
  51. Local Forge (p. 251-252)
  52. Severe Weather (p. 253-254)
  53. Severe Weather (p. 254-258)
  54. Local Heroes (p. 259-261)
  55. Old Houses (p. 262-264)
  56. Historical Tradition (p. 265-267)
  57. Cromwellian Story (p. 267-268)
  58. Another 98 Story (p. 268-269)
  59. Composition - Homemade Toys (p. 270-273)
  60. Bread (p. 274-275)
  61. Games We Play (p. 276-278)
  62. Local Marriage Customs (p. 279-281)
  63. Local Riddles (p. 282-284)
  64. Old Crafts (p. 285-286)
  65. Lore of Certain Days (p. 287-289)
  66. Local Place Names (p. 290-293)
  67. Herbs (p. 294-295)
  68. Food in Olden Times (p. 296-298)
  69. Bird-Lore (p. 299-301)
  70. Buying and Selling (p. 302-304)
  71. Care of the Feet (p. 305-306)
  72. Old Schools (p. 307-308)
  73. Care of Farm Animals (p. 309-311)
  74. Landlords (p. 312-315)
  75. Strange Animals (p. 316-319)
  76. Old Graveyards (p. 320-322)
  77. Song (p. 323-325)
Origin information
Hollyfort, Co. Wexford
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 888, p. 166-325)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Wexford (County)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Gangs   linked data (lcsh)
Names, Personal--Folklore
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Charms   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Death--Folklore
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
May (Month)--Folklore
Treasure troves--Folklore
Food--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Birds--Folklore
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
School location
HollyfortRáth an ChuilinnHollyfortKilnahueGoreyWexford
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009288
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0888/6

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:50092885>
Funding
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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