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Island Parish

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Island Parish (school) (Ballina, Co. Offaly), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Ó Móráin.

Original reference: 0805/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Offaly schools

  1. Story (p. 289-290)
  2. Story (p. 291-292)
  3. Story (p. 293-295)
  4. Story (p. 296-297)
  5. Story (p. 298-299)
  6. Story (p. 300-301)
  7. Story (p. 301-302)
  8. Story (p. 302-303)
  9. Story (p. 303-304)
  10. Riogála Charraig a' Chobhalta (p. 304-305)
  11. Story (p. 305-306)
  12. Story (p. 306-307)
  13. Story (p. 308-309)
  14. Story (p. 309-310)
  15. Story (p. 310-311)
  16. Story (p. 311-312)
  17. Story (p. 312-313)
  18. Story (p. 314-315)
  19. Story (p. 315-316)
  20. Song (p. 317-318)
  21. Song (p. 318-322)
  22. Song (p. 322-329)
  23. Song (p. 329-330)
  24. Song (p. 331-333)
  25. Story (p. 333-334)
  26. Story (p. 334-335)
  27. Story (p. 335-336)
  28. Cures (p. 337-339)
  29. Cures (p. 339-340)
  30. Cures (p. 340)
  31. Cures (p. 341)
  32. Cures (p. 341-342)
  33. Song (p. 343-345)
  34. Song (p. 345-348)
  35. Customs at Wakes (p. 349-350)
  36. Customs at Wakes (p. 349)
  37. Customs on St Stephen's Day (p. 350-351)
  38. Customs on May Eve (p. 351-352)
  39. Customs on Christmas Eve (p. 352-353)
  40. Customs on Easter Sunday (p. 353-354)
  41. Matchmaking (p. 354-355)
  42. History of Our Townland (p. 356-358)
  43. My Townland (p. 358-359)
  44. History of Kilpatrick (p. 360-362)
  45. History of Castletown (p. 363-365)
  46. History of the Deerpark (p. 366)
  47. History of Ballycumber (p. 367-368)
  48. Riddles (p. 369-370)
  49. Riddles (p. 371-372)
  50. Riddles (p. 373-376)
  51. Riddles (p. 376-377)
  52. Riddles (p. 378)
  53. Riddles (p. 379-380)
  54. Riddles (p. 381-382)
  55. Things That Are Made in the Parish (p. 382-384)
  56. Old Schools (p. 385-386)
  57. Local Place Names (p. 386-388)
  58. Birds That Migrate (p. 388-391)
  59. Local Place Names (p. 391-393)
  60. Lore of Days (p. 394-395)
  61. Famine Period (p. 396)
  62. Old Forts (p. 397)
  63. Old Poets (p. 398-400)
  64. Local Roads (p. 400-401)
  65. Mass Paths (p. 401-402)
  66. Old Proverbs (p. 402-405)
  67. Holy Wells (p. 405-407)
  68. Games We Play (p. 407-411)
  69. Weeds (p. 411-413)
  70. Potato-Crop (p. 414-415)
  71. Potato-Crop (p. 416-417)
  72. Potato-Crop (p. 417-418)
  73. Animals on Our Farm (p. 419)
  74. Churning (p. 420)
  75. Care of the Feet (p. 421)
  76. Local Forge (p. 422)
  77. Stories of the Holy Family (p. 423)
  78. Local Tailors (p. 424)
  79. Local Fairs (p. 425-426)
  80. Landlords (p. 426-427)
  81. Food in Olden Times (p. 427-428)
  82. Hurling and Football Long Ago (p. 429-430)
  83. Local Heroes (p. 430-431)
  84. Wounded Greyhound (p. 432-434)
  85. Return Home (p. 435-437)
  86. Song (p. 438-439)
  87. Walsh's Ass (p. 440)
  88. Prayer to Be Said When in Bed at Night (p. 441)
  89. Graveyards (p. 442)
  90. Graveyards (p. 443)
  91. Eviction (p. 444-446)
  92. This song was composed by Thomas Hodgins who lived in Castletown. (p. 447-449)
  93. Selling and Buying (p. 450)
  94. Houses (p. 451-452)
  95. History of the Bawn (p. 453-454)
  96. Bean Sí (p. 454-455)
  97. Bean Sí (p. 455-456)
Origin information
Ballina, Co. Offaly
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 805, p. 288-456)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Offaly
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BallinaBaile an ÁthaBallinaRahanBallycowanOffaly
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5044596
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0805/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Offaly 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:50445965>
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.

Rights & Usage Conditions

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