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Ballymore (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ballymore (B.) (school) (Ballymore, Co. Westmeath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher P.J. Cooney.

Original reference: 0743/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Westmeath schools

  1. Praise of Ballymore (p. 139-141)
  2. Rathskeagh Hill (p. 142-144)
  3. Rathskeagh Football Song (p. 145-146)
  4. Challenge Race in Ballymore (p. 147-148)
  5. House at the Corner (p. 149-150)
  6. Rock of Doniel (p. 151-152)
  7. Jack the Buck and the Counsellor (p. 153-154)
  8. Priest and the Goat-Herd (p. 155-156)
  9. Tailor and the Butter-Charmer (p. 157)
  10. Witch of Killenboy (p. 158-159)
  11. Black Hare of Coolatore (p. 160)
  12. Witch of Lough Seudy (p. 161)
  13. Card-Game on the Stile (p. 162)
  14. Pig of Clonkeen (p. 163)
  15. Tramp and the Ghost (p. 164-167)
  16. Ghost of Terry (p. 168)
  17. Haunted by a Ghost (p. 169)
  18. Gold of Currant Island (p. 170-171)
  19. Buried Alive for Ten Years (p. 172-174)
  20. Moran and Ledwith (p. 175-176)
  21. Rock of Tang (p. 178)
  22. Finn and the Hurley Ball (p. 179)
  23. Rock on Clare Hill (p. 180)
  24. Lisanard Hill (p. 181)
  25. Ballymore of Lough Seudy (p. 182-183)
  26. Saint Patrick (p. 184-187)
  27. Mass Rock (p. 188)
  28. Irish Words in Use (p. 189-198)
  29. Funny Story (p. 199-200)
  30. Hidden Treasure - Ballinlig (p. 201)
  31. Hidden Treasure - Ballycurra (p. 202)
  32. Hidden Treasure (p. 203-204)
  33. Riddles (p. 205-206)
  34. Riddles (p. 207-208)
  35. Riddles (p. 209-210)
  36. Riddles (p. 211-212)
  37. Riddles (p. 213-215)
  38. Riddles (p. 216-217)
  39. Riddles (p. 218-219)
  40. Funny Story (p. 220)
  41. Funny Story (p. 221)
  42. Funny Story (p. 222)
  43. Games at Wakes (p. 223-225)
  44. Games at Wakes - Thimble Rigger (p. 226)
  45. Hidden Treasure - Rathskeagh (p. 227)
  46. Fairy Story - Drumraney and Mullaghmeehan (p. 228-229)
  47. Fairy Story (p. 229-230)
  48. Old Story - King Tustula (p. 231-234)
  49. Hidden Treasure - Modern (p. 235-236)
  50. Hedge-Schoolmasters - Doniel and Rathskeagh (p. 237-238)
  51. Poet Larry Dillon (p. 239-240)
  52. Religious, Upper Rathskeagh - Ruins, Temple Lynn (p. 241-242)
  53. Archaeological - Cave, Temple Lynn (p. 243-244)
  54. Cnoc Eoghan Ruadh O'Neill, Ballycurra (p. 245)
  55. Log na Fola, Shinglass - Historical (p. 246-247)
  56. Old School - Ballinlig (p. 248)
  57. Old Crafts - Ballinlig (p. 248)
  58. Old Craft, Nailer - Ballymore (p. 249)
  59. Mower's Holiday (p. 250)
  60. Fetherston Haugh (p. 251)
  61. Lone Bush - Ballinlig (p. 252)
  62. Hempenstal - Historic (p. 253-254)
  63. Hempenstal, Personal - Historic (p. 254-255)
  64. Names of Fields (p. 256)
  65. Hempenstal and Quiz Kelly (p. 257)
  66. Names of Fields (p. 258)
  67. Names of Fields (p. 259)
  68. Local Cures (p. 260)
  69. Wart Cures (p. 261)
  70. Other Cures (p. 261-262)
  71. Superstitions of May (p. 263)
  72. Proverbs (p. 264)
  73. Customs (p. 265)
  74. Names of Fields (p. 266)
  75. Old Proverbs (p. 267-268)
  76. Strong Man (p. 269)
  77. Landlord (p. 270)
  78. Holy Well - Sunday's Well (p. 271-273)
  79. Games I Play (p. 274-275)
  80. My Townland (p. 276-277)
  81. Disease (p. 278)
  82. Famine Times (p. 279)
  83. Flax-Growing (p. 280-281)
  84. Strong Man (p. 282)
  85. Strong Man (p. 283-284)
  86. Fairy Forts (p. 285)
  87. Fairy Fort (p. 286)
  88. Long Walk (p. 287)
  89. Famine (p. 288-289)
  90. Spinning Wheel (p. 290)
  91. Hempenstal - Historic, Old Story (p. 291)
  92. Care of the Feet (p. 292-293)
  93. Story - Big House (p. 294)
  94. Story - Cromwell, Historical (p. 295)
  95. Faction Fights (p. 296)
  96. Story (p. 297)
  97. Story (p. 298)
  98. Fairy Blast (p. 299)
  99. Netterville Grant (p. 300)
  100. Netterville Family (p. 301-302)
  101. Strange Bird (p. 303-304)
  102. Belmore House (p. 305)
Origin information
Ballymore, Co. Westmeath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 743, p. 139A-305)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Westmeath
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Finn MacCumhaill, 3rd cent.   linked data (viaf)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Irish language--Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Wake services   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Nail craft   linked data (lcsh)
narratives   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Epidemics   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Gangs   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Death--Folklore
School location
BallymoreAn Baile MórBallymoreRathconrathWestmeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009111
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0743/2

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:50091115>
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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