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

Original reference: 0879/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Wexford schools

  1. Making of Potato-Baskets (p. 063-064)
  2. Our Local Tannery (p. 065-066)
  3. A funny story relating to this district. ... (p. 067-068)
  4. Hidden Treasure in this District (p. 069-070)
  5. Bread Used Locally Long Ago (p. 071-072)
  6. My Home District (p. 073-074)
  7. Local Forge (p. 075-076)
  8. Local Story Connected with the Penal Days (p. 077)
  9. Games I Play (p. 078-079)
  10. Herbs (p. 080)
  11. Bird-Lore (p. 081-082)
  12. Potato Lifting (p. 083-084)
  13. Potato Crop (p. 085-087)
  14. Weather-Lore (p. 088-089)
  15. Weather-Lore (p. 090-091)
  16. Weather-Lore (p. 092-093)
  17. Local Place Names (p. 094-095)
  18. Travelling Folk (p. 096-098)
  19. Candle-Making (p. 099-100)
  20. Buying and Selling (p. 101-103)
  21. Collection of Riddles (p. 104)
  22. Collection of Riddles (p. 105-106)
  23. Local Marriage Customs (p. 107-108)
  24. Fairy Forts (p. 109-110)
  25. St Stephen's Day Customs (p. 111-112)
  26. May Day Customs (p. 113-114)
  27. Local Heroes (p. 115-116)
  28. Local Ruin - a Castle (p. 117-118)
  29. Care of our Farm Animals (p. 119-120)
  30. Food in Olden Times (p. 121-123)
  31. Churning (p. 124-125)
  32. Old Houses (p. 126-127)
  33. Local Song - The Kilmore Boys (p. 128-132)
  34. Our Holy Wells (p. 133-134)
  35. Care of our Farm Animals - Horses - other Farm Animals and Fowl (p. 135-136)
  36. Local Incident Connected with St Martin's Day (p. 137-138)
  37. Homemade Toys (p. 139)
  38. Local Fairs (p. 140-141)
  39. Local Cures (p. 142-143)
  40. Local Ruin - a Church (p. 144-145)
  41. Lore of Certain Days (p. 146)
  42. Local Monuments (p. 147)
  43. Old Graveyards (p. 148-150)
  44. Local Ghost Story (p. 151)
  45. Leprechaun (p. 152)
  46. Proverbs (p. 153)
  47. Local Shipwreck (p. 154)
Origin information
Tagoat, Co. Wexford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 879, p. 62-154)
Folklore--Ireland--Wexford (County)
Tanning   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
School location
TagoatTeach GótTagoatKilscoranForthWexford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0879/4

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:50092465>
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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