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Naomh Bríghid, Blackwater

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Naomh Bríghid, Blackwater (school) (Blackwater, Co. Wexford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Diarmuid Ó Súilleabháin.

Original reference: 0886/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Wexford schools

  1. Near the ruined church of Saints Peter and Paul in Ballyvaloo, a village midway on the east Wexford coast there is a low grassy hill known locally as the "Muileán". (p. 002)
  2. In two places in this parish there is what is called locally a "Money Hole". (p. 003)
  3. Nearly one hundred years ago a man named "Toby the Thatcher" emigrated to America with a great number of other people that were leaving the country because of the famine. (p. 005)
  4. Do bhí fear ann fadó agus do bhí móinfhéar aige. (p. 006)
  5. Riddles (p. 007-008)
  6. Local Happenings - The Wreck of the Pomona (p. 009-010)
  7. Local Happenings - The Wreck of the Lydia (p. 011-013)
  8. Local Heroes (p. 014-017)
  9. Severe Weather (p. 017-018)
  10. Big Wind of 1839 (p. 018)
  11. Old Schools (p. 019-020)
  12. Local Marriage Customs (p. 021-023)
  13. Shipwrecks - Loss of the Tinnaberna Fishermen (p. 024-025)
  14. Local Heroes (p. 026-027)
  15. Churning (p. 028-029)
  16. Churning (p. 030-031)
  17. Festival Customs (p. 032-036)
  18. Old Methods of Making Bread (p. 037-040)
  19. Old Crafts (p. 041-044)
  20. Old Crafts (p. 044-046)
  21. Famine (p. 047-048)
  22. Famine (p. 048-049)
  23. Public Works (p. 049-050)
  24. Old Methods of Sowing Potatoes (p. 051-052)
  25. Modern Methods in this Place (p. 052-054)
  26. Fairy Forts (p. 054-055)
  27. Fairy Forts (p. 055-057)
  28. Fairy Forts (p. 057-058)
  29. Fairy Story (p. 059-060)
  30. On the field adjoining the haggard attached to my home there is an ancient graveyard. (p. 060-061)
  31. There was a man in Ballyconigar not so very long ago by the name of Patrick Quirk and he was very fond of telling old stories. (p. 061-062)
  32. Old Graveyards - Blackwater Parish (p. 063)
  33. Old Graveyards (p. 064)
  34. Old Graveyard at Roideanach on the Soreen Road (p. 064-065)
  35. Discovery near John Kehoe's House, Killincooley (p. 065-067)
  36. Killincooley Graveyard (p. 068)
  37. Béaloideas in Ballyvalloo Graveyard (p. 069-070)
  38. Killila Graveyard (p. 070-071)
  39. Old Marriage Customs (p. 072-073)
  40. Old Marriage Customs - What Master Joe Lacy Heard in the Local Froge (p. 073-074)
  41. Old Marriage Customs - Cutting the Bridecake (p. 074-075)
  42. Old Marriage Customs (p. 075-076)
  43. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 077-079)
  44. Townlands of Blackwater Parish (p. 080-085)
  45. Local Happenings - Shipwrecks (p. 086-087)
  46. Local Happenings - The Wreck of the Welcome (p. 087-088)
  47. Local Happenings - The Wreck of the Pomona (p. 088-090)
  48. Local Happenings - Wreck of the George and Elizabeth (p. 090-091)
  49. Local Happenings - Wreck of the Bane Ship (p. 091)
  50. Severe Weather (p. 092)
  51. Old Crafts (p. 093-095)
  52. Farm Operations - Threshing with a Flail (p. 096)
  53. Farm Operations - Sowing Potatoes Immediately After Famine (p. 096-097)
  54. Old Cures (p. 097-098)
  55. The same Stephens was the means of bringing back the 'Profit' to a certain farm. (p. 098-100)
  56. Food in Olden Times (p. 100-102)
  57. Making of Bread (p. 103)
  58. Fairy Stories (p. 104-107)
  59. Local Poets (p. 107-111)
  60. Manufacture of Linen (p. 112-113)
  61. Old Houses (p. 114-116)
  62. Leipreachán (p. 117)
  63. Marriage Customs (p. 118)
  64. Hedge-Schools (p. 119-121)
  65. Béaloideas on Rebellion of '98 (p. 121-123)
  66. Old Cures (p. 124)
  67. Old Churches (p. 125)
  68. Care of the Feet (p. 126)
  69. Churning (p. 127)
  70. Bird-Lore (p. 128)
  71. Fairy Forts (p. 129)
  72. Ghost Story (p. 130-131)
  73. Mass Paths (p. 132)
  74. Holy Wells (p. 132-134)
  75. Herbs - Curative (p. 135)
  76. Herbs - Curative (p. 135)
  77. Curious Happening (p. 136)
  78. Body-Snatching (p. 137-138)
  79. Local Happenings - Weird (p. 138-140)
  80. Lore of Certain Days - Harvest of the Geese (p. 141-142)
  81. Holy Wells (p. 143)
  82. Local Forges (p. 144-145)
  83. Care of the Feet (p. 146-147)
  84. Local Fairs (p. 148-149)
  85. Local Poets (p. 150-151)
  86. Seanscéal - Seán Bán Gabha (p. 152-157)
  87. Smuggling (p. 158)
  88. Old Games - Buttons (p. 159)
  89. Old Games - Tops (p. 160-161)
  90. Local Happenings (p. 162-164)
Origin information
Blackwater, Co. Wexford
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 886, p. 1-164)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Wexford (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Winds--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Magicians   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Poverty--Ireland
School location
BlackwaterAn Abhainn DubhBlackwaterMeelnaghBallaghkeen NorthWexford
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009278
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0886/1

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:50092785>
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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