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Ballyheaffy (C.), Kilworth

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ballyheaffy (C.), Kilworth (school) (Ballyeafy, Co. Waterford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mary Butler.

Original reference: 0634/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Waterford county schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 201-202)
  2. Weather Signs (p. 203-204)
  3. Funny Story (p. 205-210)
  4. Funny Story (p. 211-212)
  5. Local Schools (p. 213-214)
  6. Local Schools (p. 214-215)
  7. Marriage Customs (p. 216-218)
  8. Story - Choosing a Wife (p. 219-221)
  9. Local Cures (p. 222-227)
  10. Local Cures - Animals (p. 228-229)
  11. Local Trades (p. 230-234)
  12. Local Games and Toys (p. 235-242)
  13. Lucky and Unlucky Days (p. 243-248)
  14. Liss (p. 249-250)
  15. Liss (p. 251-252)
  16. Brien's Liss (p. 253)
  17. Three Doons (p. 254)
  18. Local Roads (p. 255-259)
  19. Thatching (p. 260-261)
  20. Churning (p. 262-265)
  21. Corn (p. 266-268)
  22. Prayers (p. 269-270)
  23. Prayers (p. 270-271)
  24. Prayers (p. 271-272)
  25. Prayers (p. 270-271)
  26. Prayers (p. 272-273)
  27. Prayers (p. 273-274)
  28. Ghost Story (p. 275-276)
  29. Ghost Story (p. 277)
  30. Ghost Story (p. 278)
  31. Ghosts (p. 279)
  32. Ghost Story (p. 280)
  33. Old Story (p. 281-283)
Origin information
Ballyeafy, Co. Waterford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 634, p. 200-283)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Veterinary therapeutics   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
School location
BallyeafyBaile Uí ÉafaighBallyeafyLismore and MocollopCoshmore and CoshbrideWaterford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0634/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: Waterford county 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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