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Askamore

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Askamore (school) (Askamore, Co. Wexford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Margaret McGrath.

Original reference: 0895/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Wexford schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 001-002)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 003)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 004)
  4. Funny Story (p. 005)
  5. Funny Story (p. 006)
  6. Riddles (p. 007-011)
  7. Weather-Lore (p. 012-013)
  8. Local Heroes (p. 014-015)
  9. Local Heroes (p. 016)
  10. Local Happenings (p. 017)
  11. Severe Weather (p. 018)
  12. Severe Weather (p. 019)
  13. Old Schools (p. 020)
  14. Old Crafts (p. 021)
  15. Old Crafts (p. 022)
  16. Old Crafts (p. 023)
  17. Old Crafts (p. 024)
  18. Local Marriage Customs (p. 025)
  19. Local Marriage Customs (p. 026)
  20. Local Place Names (p. 027)
  21. Local Place Names (p. 028)
  22. Local Place Names (p. 029)
  23. Local Place Names (p. 030)
  24. Local Place Names (p. 031)
  25. Bird-Lore (p. 032-034)
  26. Local Cures (p. 035-036)
  27. Local Cures (p. 037)
  28. Local Cures (p. 038)
  29. Local Cures (p. 039)
  30. Homemade Toys (p. 040-041)
  31. Homemade Toys (p. 042)
  32. Homemade Toys (p. 043)
  33. Homemade Toys (p. 044)
  34. Lore of Certain Days (p. 045)
  35. Travelling Folk (p. 046)
  36. Fairy Forts (p. 047)
  37. Fairy Forts (p. 048)
  38. Fairy Forts (p. 049)
  39. Local Poets (p. 050)
  40. Famine Times (p. 051)
  41. Famine Times (p. 052)
  42. Games I Play (p. 053)
  43. Games I Play (p. 054)
  44. Local Roads (p. 055)
  45. Local Roads (p. 056)
  46. My Home District (p. 057)
  47. My District (p. 058)
  48. Our Holy Wells (p. 059)
  49. Our Holy Wells (p. 060)
  50. Herbs (p. 061-062)
  51. Herbs (p. 063)
  52. Potato Crop (p. 064-065)
  53. Proverbs (p. 066-068)
  54. Festival Customs (p. 069-070)
  55. Care of the Farm Animals (p. 071-072)
  56. Churning (p. 073)
  57. Churning (p. 074)
  58. Care of the Feet (p. 075)
  59. Care of the Feet (p. 076)
  60. Local Forge (p. 077)
  61. Local Forges (p. 078)
  62. Clothes Made Locally (p. 079)
  63. Clothes Made Locally (p. 080)
  64. Stories of the Holy Family (p. 081)
  65. Local Patron Saint (p. 082)
  66. Local Patron Saint (p. 083)
  67. Local Fairs (p. 084)
  68. Landlord (p. 085)
  69. Food in Olden Times (p. 086)
  70. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 087)
  71. Old Story (p. 088-090)
  72. Old Story (p. 091)
  73. Old Story (p. 092-093)
  74. Old Story (p. 094-096)
  75. Local Song - The Farmer's Boy (p. 097-098)
  76. Song - Darcy who Dare (p. 099-100)
  77. Bread (p. 101)
  78. Old Houses (p. 102)
  79. Buying and Selling (p. 103)
  80. Leprechaun or Mermaid (p. 104)
  81. Leprechaun or Mermaid (p. 105)
  82. Old Graveyards (p. 106-107)
  83. Old Graveyards (p. 108-109)
  84. Collection of Prayers (p. 110-114)
  85. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 115)
  86. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 116)
  87. Historical Tradition (p. 117)
  88. Historical Tradition (p. 118)
  89. Strange Animals (p. 119)
  90. Strange Animals (p. 120)
  91. Strange Animals (p. 121)
  92. Strange Animals (p. 122)
  93. Strange Animals (p. 123)
  94. Strange Animals (p. 124)
  95. Strange Animals (p. 125)
Origin information
Askamore, Co. Wexford
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 895, p. 1A-125)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Wexford (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Poverty--Ireland
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Birds--Folklore
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Animals--Folklore
Jesus Christ--Family
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Cormac Mac Airt, King of Ireland, fl. 227-260   linked data (viaf)
Bread--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
School location
AskamoreAn Easca MhórAskamoreCarnewScarawalshWexford
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009312
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0895/1

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:50093125>
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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