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

Original reference: 0888/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Wexford schools

  1. Local History - Riverchapel District (p. 012-014)
  2. Churning (p. 014-015)
  3. Districts of Riverchapel, Courtown and Ardamine (p. 016-017)
  4. Local History (p. 017-018)
  5. Churning (p. 019-020)
  6. Local History - Riverchapel, Ballygarrett (p. 021)
  7. Story Darby Kelly (p. 021-025)
  8. Old Crafts (p. 026-027)
  9. Local Song - Glenrose (p. 028-030)
  10. Local Cures (p. 031)
  11. Travelling Folk (p. 032)
  12. Farm Animals (p. 033-034)
  13. Festival Days (p. 035)
  14. Festival Customs (p. 036)
  15. Local Place Names (p. 037-038)
  16. Stories about the Place (p. 038-040)
  17. Ghost Story (p. 041-042)
  18. Local Roads (p. 043)
  19. Historical Tradition in Courtown (p. 044)
  20. Bird-Lore (p. 045)
  21. Local Poets (p. 046)
  22. Poem Called Margarine (p. 047-049)
  23. Old Houses (p. 048)
  24. Collection of Local Prayers (p. 050-051)
  25. Collection of Local Prayers (p. 051-052)
  26. Collection of Prayers (p. 052-053)
  27. Prayer (p. 053-054)
  28. Old Schools (p. 055)
  29. Bird-Lore (p. 056-057)
  30. Fairy Forts (p. 058)
  31. Fairy Forts (p. 059)
  32. Fairy Forts (p. 060-061)
  33. Farm Animals (p. 062)
  34. Farm Animals (p. 063)
  35. Farm Animals (p. 064-065)
  36. Festival Customs (p. 066-067)
Origin information
Riverchapel, Co. Wexford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 888, p. 11-67)
Folklore--Ireland--Wexford (County)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
School location
RiverchapelSéipéal na hAbhannRiverchapelArdamineBallaghkeen NorthWexford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0888/2

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:50092845>
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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