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Clochar na Trócaire, Ros Mhic Treóin

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Clochar na Trócaire, Ros Mhic Treóin (school) (New Ross, Co. Wexford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Sr M.R. Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh.

Original reference: 0897/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Wexford schools

  1. Weather-Lore (p. 133-134)
  2. Games (p. 135-136)
  3. Games I Play (p. 137-140)
  4. Lore of Days (p. 141-143)
  5. Old Raths (p. 144-145)
  6. Old Rath (p. 146)
  7. Old Story (p. 146-147)
  8. Sliabh Coillte (p. 147-148)
  9. Legend of the Fair Green of Nash (p. 149-150)
  10. True Story of the Banshee (p. 151-152)
  11. Old Cures - Whooping Cough (p. 153)
  12. Old Cures - For Warts (p. 153)
  13. Old Cures - For Poison (p. 153)
  14. Marshmallow Ointment (p. 154-155)
  15. Colt's Foot (p. 156)
  16. Old Stories of Saint Mary's Abbey (p. 157-159)
  17. Neville Street - New Ross (p. 160-161)
  18. Oaklands (p. 161-162)
  19. Tobar na gCailín (p. 162-163)
  20. Mill Road (p. 164-167)
  21. True Story (p. 168-169)
  22. Marriage Customs (p. 170-171)
  23. In Connection with Battle of Ross '98 (p. 172-173)
  24. Prayer of Olden Days (p. 174)
  25. Petticoat Loose (p. 175-176)
  26. Ghost Story (p. 177-178)
  27. Saint Stephen's Day (p. 179-180)
  28. Saint Brigid's Day (p. 181)
  29. May Day (p. 182-183)
  30. Old Story (p. 184-185)
  31. Riddles (p. 186-188)
  32. Riddles (p. 189-198)
  33. Old Story (p. 199)
  34. Hidden Treasure (p. 200)
  35. About fifty years ago, there was a well near Ballyrue, and all the people from that district, used to get their water in that well. (p. 201-202)
  36. In the country long ago it was customary for the people to dream of a certain place three nights in succession where there were hidden treasures. (p. 203-205)
  37. A car was travelling from Kildare to Dublin. (p. 206-207)
  38. Once upon a time there lived an old woman in a little house in the depths of the country. (p. 207-208)
  39. One day a man who was out walking saw a gap where gold was found. (p. 209)
  40. Banshee (p. 210-211)
  41. Old Crafts (p. 212-215)
  42. Old Cures (p. 216-218)
  43. Headless Coach (p. 219-220)
  44. To My Old Hat (p. 221-222)
  45. True Story (p. 223-225)
  46. Local Happenings (p. 226-230)
  47. Hidden Treasure (p. 231)
  48. Old Story (p. 232-233)
  49. Old Cures (p. 234-239)
  50. Local Poets (p. 240-241)
  51. True Story (p. 242-243)
  52. Old Crafts (p. 244-245)
  53. Elder-Tree (p. 246)
  54. Witch (p. 247-249)
  55. Riddles (p. 250-252)
  56. True Story (p. 253-256)
  57. Old Proverbs (p. 257-258)
  58. Fairs (p. 259-260)
  59. Place Names (p. 261)
Origin information
New Ross, Co. Wexford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 897, p. 132-261)
Folklore--Ireland--Wexford (County)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
School location
New RossRos Mhic ThriúinNew RossSt. Mary'sBantryWexford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0897/3

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 <>
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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