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Valleymount

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Valleymount (school) (Valleymount, Co. Wicklow), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Dll. Ó Cochláin.

Original reference: 0917/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Wicklow county schools

  1. Béaloideas Mhóin an Bhealaigh agus na nÁit Máguaird (p. 001b)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 001)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 002-003)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 004)
  5. Hidden Treasure (p. 005)
  6. Hidden Treasure (p. 006-007)
  7. Cock a Hoof (p. 008)
  8. Treasure in Marlefields (p. 009)
  9. Treasure in Ballyknocken (p. 009-010)
  10. Treasure in the Old Chapels (p. 011)
  11. Wicklow Man and the Crock of Gold (p. 011-012)
  12. Treasure in Glanding (p. 012-013)
  13. Balfe the Robber (p. 013)
  14. Old Schoolhouse (p. 014)
  15. Hidden Treasure (p. 014-015)
  16. Local Ruins (p. 016-017)
  17. Local Ruins (p. 018-019)
  18. Old Monument (p. 019-020)
  19. Local Ruins - Sweat-House (p. 020-021)
  20. Sweat-House (p. 021-022)
  21. Blessed Rock and Holy Well (p. 022)
  22. Sweat-House and Local Chapels (p. 023)
  23. St Boden's Chapel (p. 024)
  24. Ruins in Baltyboys (p. 024-025)
  25. Burgage Castle (p. 025-027)
  26. Baltyboy's Chapel (p. 028)
  27. Mass Rock, Holy Well and Sweat-House (p. 028-029)
  28. Local Ruins (p. 030)
  29. Local Ruins in Rathballey Long (p. 031)
  30. Lime-Kiln (p. 032)
  31. Old Chapel and Other Ancient Ruins (p. 032-033)
  32. Weather Signs - Signs of Rain (p. 034-035)
  33. Signs of Rain (p. 035-036)
  34. Signs of Rain (p. 036-037)
  35. Total List of Indications of Rain (p. 037-040)
  36. Signs of Fine Weather (p. 040-041)
  37. Signs of a Snow-Storm (p. 042)
  38. Signs of Frost (p. 043)
  39. Signs of Wind (p. 044)
  40. Miscellaneous Weather Signs (p. 045)
  41. Ancient Crafts - Candle-Making (p. 046)
  42. Ancient Crafts - Candle-Making (p. 046-047)
  43. Thatching (p. 047-048)
  44. Spinning Wool (p. 048-049)
  45. Stone-Cutting (p. 049-051)
  46. Thatching (p. 051-052)
  47. Spinning Wheel (p. 052-053)
  48. Shoeing Wheels (p. 054)
  49. Local Industries (p. 055-056)
  50. Spinning Wool (p. 057)
  51. Local Cures (p. 058)
  52. Local Cures - Toothache (p. 058-059)
  53. Local Cures - Sore Throat (p. 059-060)
  54. Old Cures (p. 061)
  55. Local Cures (p. 062)
  56. Local Cures (p. 063-064)
  57. Old Cures (p. 065)
  58. Local Cures (p. 065)
  59. Murphy's Ointment (p. 066)
  60. Local Cures for Burns and Scalds (p. 067)
  61. Local Place Names - Townlands (p. 068)
  62. Place Names (p. 068-069)
  63. Names of Fields (p. 069-070)
  64. Place Names (p. 070-071)
  65. Place Names (p. 071-072)
  66. Names of Fields (p. 072)
  67. Names of Fields (p. 073-077)
  68. Festival Customs (p. 080-081)
  69. Festival Customs (p. 082-083)
  70. Festival Customs (p. 083-085)
  71. Festival Customs (p. 086-087)
  72. Local Customs (p. 087-089)
  73. Old Sayings (p. 090-091)
  74. Proverbs (p. 091-094)
  75. Proverbial Sayings (p. 094-095)
  76. Wise Sayings (p. 095-096)
  77. Local Stories - Toby the Badger (p. 097)
  78. Fairy Smith (p. 097-099)
  79. Raising the Corpse (p. 099-100)
  80. Black Pig's Valley (p. 100-101)
  81. Merkers' Cat (p. 101-103)
  82. Wat Hurly's Cat (p. 103-105)
  83. Goat that Never Had Enough (p. 105-107)
  84. Changeling (p. 108-109)
  85. Severe Weather - Ned Artery's Snow-Storm (p. 110-111)
  86. Snow-Storm of 1895 (p. 112-113)
  87. Snow-Storm of 1933 (p. 114)
  88. Snow-Storm of 1932 (p. 115-116)
  89. Snow-Storm of 1933 (p. 116-117)
  90. Snow-Storm of 1933 (p. 117)
  91. Snow-Storm of 1933 (p. 118-119)
  92. Wedding Customs (p. 120)
  93. Old Marriage Customs (p. 121)
  94. Wedding I Was at (p. 121-122)
  95. Local Wedding Customs (p. 122-123)
  96. Matchmaking (p. 123-124)
  97. Growing of Potatoes (p. 125)
  98. Sowing of Potatoes (p. 126-127)
  99. Local Food (p. 129)
  100. Local Food (p. 130)
  101. Recipe for a Cake Made in Olden Days (p. 131)
  102. Local Food (p. 131-132)
  103. Local Food (p. 133)
  104. Bird-Lore - Jackdaw (p. 134)
  105. Bird-Lore - The Robin (p. 134-135)
  106. Wild Birds (p. 135-136)
  107. Wild Birds (p. 136-138)
  108. Historical Tradition - Tales of '98 (p. 139-140)
  109. Riddles (p. 144-145)
  110. Riddles (p. 145-146)
  111. Riddles (p. 146-147)
  112. Riddles (p. 147-149)
  113. Riddles (p. 149-150)
  114. Tongue-Twisters (p. 151)
  115. Riddles (p. 151-153)
  116. Riddles (p. 153-155)
  117. Riddles (p. 156)
  118. Forges (p. 157)
  119. Forges (p. 158)
  120. Forge Services (p. 158-159)
  121. Song of Poulaphuca (p. 160-159)
  122. Crook and the Devil (p. 161-163)
Origin information
Valleymount, Co. Wicklow
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 917, p. 1a-163)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Wicklow
Treasure troves--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
local legends   linked data (afset)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Animals--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
School location
ValleymountAn ChroisValleymountBoystownTalbotstown LowerWicklow
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5044723
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0917/1

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:50447235>
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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