Maoilín, Ráth Droma

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from An Maoilín, Ráth Droma (school) (Trooperstown Hill, Co. Wicklow), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938.

Original reference: 0918/4

    In collection The Schools’ Collection : Wicklow county schools

    1. Story (p. 101)
    2. Michael Dwyer's Wedding (p. 102-105)
    3. Evictions (p. 106)
    4. Hedge-School (p. 107)
    5. Old Crafts (p. 108)
    6. Local Marriage Customs (p. 109)
    7. Bird-Lore (p. 111-112)
    8. Christmas Customs of Long Ago (p. 113-114)
    9. Toy-Making of Long Ago (p. 115)
    10. Lore of Certain Days (p. 116)
    11. Travelling Folk (p. 117)
    12. Fairy Forts (p. 118)
    13. Fairy Forts (p. 119-120)
    14. Riddles (p. 121-122)
    15. Local Poets (p. 123)
    16. James Brown (p. 124-126)
    17. My Townland (p. 127-131)
    18. Custom at Wakes (p. 128)
    19. Trooperstown (p. 129-130)
    20. Weeds (p. 132-133)
    21. Proverbs (p. 134)
    22. Feasts (p. 135-136)
    23. Farm Animals (p. 137)
    24. Churning (p. 138)
    25. Local Patron Saint (p. 139-140)
    26. Landlords (p. 141-142)
    27. Food in Olden Times (p. 143-144)
    28. Story (p. 145-147)
    29. Michael Dwyer (p. 148-151)
    30. Buying and Selling (p. 152)
    31. Old Houses (p. 153)
    32. Giants and Warriors (p. 154)
    33. Religious Stories (p. 155-156)
    34. Emblems (p. 157)
    Origin information
    Trooperstown Hill, Co. Wicklow
    Date created:
    Type of Resource
    Physical description
    1 chapter (vol. 918, p. 100-157)
    Land use   linked data (lcsh)
    Schools   linked data (lcsh)
    Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
    Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
    Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
    Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
    Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
    Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
    Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
    local legends   linked data (afset)
    Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
    Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
    Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
    Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
    Signs and symbols--Ireland
    School location
    Trooperstown HillMaoilínKnockrathBallinacor NorthWicklow
    University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

    Original reference: 0918/4

    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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