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Ballinvally (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ballinvally (C.) (school) (Ballinvally, Co. Westmeath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher S. Nic Shiomóin.

Original reference: 0724/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Westmeath schools

  1. Archaelogical - Ruins of Monuments (p. 001)
  2. Legends Connected with Moat of Delvin (p. 002-003)
  3. Ruins of Monuments of Earth (p. 004-005)
  4. Lists of Irish Words still in Use in this District (p. 006-012)
  5. Local Tradition of Historic Personages (p. 013)
  6. There is a lone bush in Miss Mangan's field on the side of a forth. (p. 014)
  7. I know where a lone bush grows. (p. 014)
  8. In South-hill field there is a lone bush beside where I live. (p. 014-015)
  9. The following people have the cure of ringworm. (p. 016-019)
  10. My Home District - Moyleroe, Delvin (p. 020)
  11. My Home District - Mullacroy, Delvin (p. 021)
  12. My Home District - Sheepstown, Delvin (p. 022)
  13. My Home District - Cummerstown, Fore (p. 023)
  14. My Home District - Delvin, Co. Westmeath (p. 024-025)
  15. My Home District - Drumcree, Delvin (p. 026)
  16. My Home District - Robinstown, Delvin (p. 027)
  17. My Home District - Galliows Hill, Delvin (p. 028)
  18. My Home District - Ellenstown, Delvin (p. 029)
  19. Games I Play (p. 030-032)
  20. The ruling Irish family in his district was the O' Fenlon. (p. 033)
  21. There are few traditions of the Famine period. (p. 033)
  22. The local estate was that of Clonyn, owned by the Nugents. (p. 034-036)
  23. At Drumcree, Delvin, there is the site of a very ancient battlefield. (p. 037)
  24. The Castles in the district are Billistown, Martinstown, Scurlogstown, two in Clonyn and one in Delvin. (p. 038)
  25. Weather-Lore (p. 039-041)
  26. Local Superstitions (p. 042-043)
  27. St Patrick was on his way to Clonarney in Delvin parish. (p. 044-046)
  28. In the house of Owen Murray, Killadoran, Delvin are kept the vestments and chalice of a Franciscan, called Father Cahill. (p. 047)
  29. No particular ceremonies are carried out now in Delvin on saint Brigid's Eve, but long ago the feast was observed in the district. (p. 047-049)
  30. In the Moate Field in Moortown, owned by Mr Cully, there is a very large round mound of clay and stones about 30 feet high. (p. 050)
  31. Riddles (p. 051-055)
  32. Severe Weather (p. 056-057)
  33. Local marriage Customs (p. 058-060)
  34. Local Happenings (p. 061-062)
  35. Bird-Lore (p. 063)
  36. Lore of Certain Days (p. 064-065)
  37. Travelling Folk (p. 066-068)
  38. Travelling Folk (p. 069)
  39. Rush Candles (p. 070)
  40. Crafts (p. 071)
  41. Old Schools (p. 072-074)
  42. Fairy Forts (p. 075-076)
  43. Fairy Forts (p. 077)
  44. Fairy Forts (p. 078)
  45. Fairy Forts (p. 079)
  46. Games I Play (p. 080-083)
  47. Food in Olden Times (p. 084-085)
  48. Food in Olden Times (p. 086-087)
  49. Food in Olden Times (p. 088-090)
  50. Story - Enchanted Woman (p. 091-092)
  51. Fairy Forts (p. 092-094)
  52. Churning (p. 095-096)
  53. Story - Milk (p. 096-097)
  54. Story - Spinning (p. 098-099)
  55. Thatching (p. 100)
  56. Place Names - Delvin, Westmneath (p. 101-102)
  57. Famine (p. 103-104)
  58. Story - Fairy (p. 105)
  59. Local Forge (p. 106-108)
  60. Famine Times (p. 109-111)
  61. Old Houses (p. 112)
  62. Fairy Story (p. 113-114)
  63. Fairy Story (p. 114-115)
  64. Story - Milk and Butter (p. 116-118)
  65. In Famine Times (p. 119-120)
  66. Banshee (p. 121)
  67. Banshee (p. 122)
  68. Banshee (p. 123)
  69. Banshee Story (p. 124)
  70. Superstitions (p. 125-127)
  71. Story (p. 127-128)
  72. In Penal Times (p. 128-129)
  73. Ghost Story (p. 130)
  74. Football Long Ago (p. 131-132)
  75. Proverbs (p. 132-133)
  76. Place Names (p. 133)
  77. Turf-Cutting (p. 134-135)
  78. Treasure (p. 136)
  79. Local Celebrities (p. 137-138)
  80. Story - Fairy Hunt (p. 139-141)
  81. Famine (p. 142-143)
  82. Leprechaun Story (p. 144-146)
  83. Buried Treasure (p. 147)
  84. Leprechaun Story (p. 148-149)
  85. Hidden Treasure (p. 150)
  86. Big Wind (p. 151)
  87. In the Penal Times (p. 152)
  88. Story - Enchanted Lake and Horses (p. 153)
  89. Story (p. 154-155)
  90. Story (p. 156)
  91. Herbs (p. 157)
  92. Famine Story - Landlord (p. 158-159)
  93. Story - Strange Animal (p. 160)
  94. Story (p. 161)
  95. Milk and Butter (p. 162)
  96. Old Chapel (p. 163)
  97. Stray Sod (p. 163)
Origin information
Ballinvally, Co. Westmeath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 724, p. 1A-163)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Westmeath
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Irish language--Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Ringworm   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Weather--Folklore
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Poverty--Ireland
Birds--Folklore
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Winds--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BallinvallyBallinvallyDelvinDelvinWestmeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009039
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0724/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Westmeath 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:50090395>
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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