Baile an Daingin (Ballindaggin)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Baile an Daingin (Ballindaggin) (school) (Ballindaggan, Co. Wexford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher A. Ó Cruachlaoich.

Original reference: 0892/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Wexford schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 265)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 265-266)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 266-267)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 267-268)
  5. Old Crafts (p. 268-269)
  6. Old Crafts (p. 270)
  7. Old Crafts (p. 271)
  8. Old Crafts (p. 271-272)
  9. Story (p. 272-273)
  10. Story (p. 273-274)
  11. Story (p. 274-275)
  12. Story (p. 275-276)
  13. Story (p. 276-277)
  14. Story (p. 277-278)
  15. Story (p. 278-280)
  16. Story (p. 280-281)
  17. Weather-Signs (p. 282-283)
  18. Local Heroes (p. 283-284)
  19. Local Heroes (p. 284)
  20. Battle of Bunclody (p. 285-286)
  21. Long ago there lived men named John and William OToole. ... (p. 287)
  22. One of our bravest men in '98 was Coady. ... (p. 287-288)
  23. In the time of the famine... (p. 288-289)
  24. The very Rev. John Dunne was parish priest... (p. 290)
  25. There was a hedge school at the crossroads... (p. 290-291)
  26. Local Marriage Customs (p. 292)
  27. Local Marriage Customs (p. 292-293)
  28. Local Marriage Customs (p. 293-294)
  29. Local Marriage Customs (p. 294-295)
  30. Local Marriage Customs (p. 295-296)
  31. Penal Times (p. 297-300)
  32. There is a place in the Sliabh Gearr Mts. near Mount Leinster... (p. 300-301)
  33. Mass in Penal days was celebrated under ground and in caves... (p. 302)
  34. In olden times people were not allowed to go to Mass. ... (p. 303)
  35. Local Cures (p. 304-307)
  36. Mrs Brooks Rossard and John Walsh are supposed to cure the worm fever. ... (p. 307-308)
  37. Strange Animals (p. 308)
  38. Funerals were seen by the old people going from Monbeg to Templeshanbo... (p. 309)
  39. The local forge was situated in Monalee in a little hollow... (p. 310-311)
  40. Blessed Well in Ballinacoola (p. 312)
  41. Famine (p. 313)
  42. Old Houses Long Ago (p. 314)
  43. Old Monuments and Old Stones (p. 315)
  44. Famine Times (p. 316-317)
  45. There are three head stones on Mr Murphy's land... (p. 318)
  46. Ban Jó Stream (p. 319-320)
  47. A woman named O'Connor lived in Ballindaggin long ago... (p. 321)
Origin information
Ballindaggan, Co. Wexford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 892, p. 264-321)
Folklore--Ireland--Wexford (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BallindagganBaile an DainginBallindagganTempleshanboScarawalshWexford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0892/5

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 <>
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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