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

Original reference: 0873/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Wexford schools

  1. Aughclare (p. 101-102)
  2. Aughclare (p. 102-104)
  3. Aughclare (p. 104-105)
  4. Suttons Parish (p. 106)
  5. Hidden Treasure (p. 107-108)
  6. Hidden Treasure (p. 109)
  7. Another Black Dog (p. 109-110)
  8. Sliabh Coillte (p. 111)
  9. Old Legend of the Penal Days (p. 111-112)
  10. Another Old Legend (p. 112-114)
  11. Dolmen at Blackrocks (p. 115-116)
  12. Another Story about Hidden Treasure (p. 116-118)
  13. There is an old rath on the land of Mr Wise, Ballyteskan. (p. 118-119)
  14. Once in our Rath in Ballinteskan a woman came out of it in white. (p. 119)
  15. Grandfather was coming home from Ross one night and he heard the 'Dead Hunt'. (p. 120)
  16. A man was minding a sow and bons at twelve o'clock one night... (p. 120)
  17. Old Names of Fields (p. 121-123)
  18. Fairy Tale of Ballykerogue (p. 124-125)
  19. Fairy Tale of Ballykerogue (p. 125-126)
  20. Story of Hidden Gold in the Great Island (p. 126-127)
  21. I heard another story of another black dog... (p. 128)
  22. A man named Killcoo and his brother lived in Ballinamona or Horeswood... (p. 128-130)
  23. Another Old Story (p. 130-131)
  24. Another Old Story (p. 131)
  25. Another Old Story (p. 131-132)
  26. Another Old Story (p. 132-133)
  27. Old Story of Ballysop (p. 133-134)
  28. Old Cures (p. 137-139)
  29. Olden Times (p. 142-144)
  30. Reaping the Corn (p. 144-145)
  31. Lent Long Ago (p. 145-146)
  32. Old Tale (p. 146-147)
  33. There was a certain sceach in Rathtimney... (p. 148)
  34. Another Old Rath (p. 148-150)
  35. Long ago people used to dance on the cross-roads... (p. 150-151)
  36. Many old tales are told of the piece of ground known locally today... (p. 153)
  37. In years gone by, the road which stretched down from... (p. 153-154)
  38. A Short distance away from the moor in a field which... (p. 154-155)
  39. Wart Wells (p. 155-156)
  40. How the Dollor Reach Got its Name (p. 157-158)
  41. Old Story (p. 158-159)
  42. Holy Well in Terrerath (p. 161-163)
  43. There is another little well which used to used to be called... (p. 163-164)
  44. There is another well in a field in Ballyverogue... (p. 164)
  45. My mother told me that there is a well in what... (p. 164-165)
  46. Another Well (p. 165-185)
  47. Poll Light (p. 167-168)
  48. Old Tale (p. 169-170)
  49. Old Tale (p. 170-172)
  50. Another Tale of the Yeos (p. 172-173)
  51. Rath in the Moor (p. 173-174)
  52. There is another old Rath in a field in Ballylane belonging to... (p. 175)
  53. Old Rath (p. 176)
  54. Old Rath (p. 176-177)
  55. Leap (p. 178-179)
  56. Evil Spirits (p. 180-181)
  57. Once there was a certain farmer who could never have... (p. 181-182)
  58. There was another farmer's house... (p. 182)
  59. Fairies (p. 183)
  60. Another Old Tale (p. 184-185)
  61. Old St Stephen's Day Custom (p. 186-187)
  62. St Stephen's Day Custom (p. 188)
  63. Easter Customs (p. 189-190)
  64. May Bush (p. 190-191)
  65. There were more people living in Aclamon, who had no luck in Churning. (p. 191-192)
  66. Years ago, people by the name of Forrestals lived in the house... (p. 192-193)
  67. There was once an old man who lived in Newbaun... (p. 194)
  68. Another Old Story (p. 194-196)
  69. Another Old Rath (p. 196-197)
  70. Foley's Fort (p. 199-201)
  71. Foley's Fort (p. 201-202)
  72. Foley's Fort (p. 202)
  73. Story of Loftus Hall (p. 203-204)
  74. Few Old Customs (p. 205-206)
  75. Long Ago (p. 207-209)
  76. Long Ago (p. 209-211)
  77. Long Ago (p. 211-212)
Origin information
Aughclare, Co. Wexford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 873, p. 100-212)
Folklore--Ireland--Wexford (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
School location
AughclareÁth CláirAughclareBallybrazilShelburneWexford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0873/3

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"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.
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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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