Ballyuskill (C.), Ballyragget

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ballyuskill (C.), Ballyragget (school) (Ballyoskill, Co. Kilkenny), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mary Power.

Original reference: 0866/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Kilkenny schools

  1. Riddles (p. 161-162)
  2. Funny Story (p. 163-164)
  3. Weather-Lore (p. 165)
  4. Hidden Treasures (p. 166-167)
  5. Local Happenings (p. 168)
  6. Local Marriages (p. 169-170)
  7. Local Place Names (p. 171)
  8. Bird-Lore (p. 172-173)
  9. Homemade Toys (p. 174)
  10. Travelling Folk (p. 175-176)
  11. Fairy Forts (p. 176-177)
  12. Games I Play (p. 178)
  13. Local Roads (p. 179-180)
  14. My Home District - Castlemarket (p. 180-181)
  15. My Home District - Earlsgarden (p. 181-182)
  16. Holy Wells (p. 183)
  17. Herbs (p. 184)
  18. Potato Crop (p. 185-186)
  19. Proverbs (p. 187-188)
  20. Churning (p. 189-190)
  21. Local Forge (p. 191)
  22. Clothes Made Locally (p. 192)
  23. Local Fairs (p. 193)
  24. Landlord (p. 194)
  25. Food in Olden Times (p. 195)
  26. Old Story (p. 196)
  27. Song (p. 197-198)
  28. Local Monuments (p. 199)
  29. Bread (p. 200)
  30. Old Houses (p. 201)
  31. Old Ruins (p. 202)
  32. Old Graveyards (p. 203)
  33. Prayers (p. 204)
  34. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 205)
Origin information
Ballyoskill, Co. Kilkenny
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 866, p. 160-205)
Folklore--Ireland--Kilkenny (County)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
School location
BallyoskillBaile OscailBallyoskillAttanaghFassadininKilkenny
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0866/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Kilkenny 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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