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Ballyheaffy (B.), Baile Dubh

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ballyheaffy (B.), Baile Dubh (school) (Ballyeafy, Co. Waterford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Pádraig Ó Néill.

Original reference: 0634/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Waterford county schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 1-2)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 2-3)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 3)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 4-5)
  5. Brennan on the Moor (p. 6-9)
  6. Funny Story (p. 10-14)
  7. Funny Story (p. 15-17)
  8. Funny Story (p. 17-18)
  9. Funny Story (p. 18-19)
  10. Robbers (p. 20-22)
  11. Long ago a man was going to Clonmel with butter and his name was Garret Wall. (p. 22-23)
  12. Jack and Joan (p. 23-24)
  13. Once upon a time a man named Patrick was walkng along a public road. He met two gentlemen with a dog. (p. 25)
  14. Birds Old House (p. 24-25)
  15. Lismore was a man who lived long ago. He earned his living making baskets. (p. 26-27)
  16. One day two men met at a fair and one man said to the other "Come along and we will have a drink". (p. 27-28)
  17. There was a man named Thomas Keenan. Every night people came to his house scoraidheacht. (p. 28-29)
  18. Thre was a young fellow long ago and he was driving a pair of goats along the road. (p. 29-30)
  19. Riddles (p. 31-41)
  20. Weather-Lore (p. 42-43)
  21. Local Heroes (p. 43-46)
  22. Local Heroes (p. 46-48)
  23. Local Heroes (p. 48-49)
  24. Local Heroes (p. 49-51)
  25. Local Happenings (p. 52-54)
  26. Local Happenings (p. 54-55)
  27. Local Happenings (p. 55-57)
  28. Local Happenings (p. 58-60)
  29. Old Schools (p. 61-62)
  30. Old Schools (p. 62-63)
  31. Old Schools (p. 63-64)
  32. Old Crafts (p. 64-67)
  33. Old Crafts (p. 67-69)
  34. Marriage Customs (p. 69-70)
  35. Marriage Customs (p. 71-72)
  36. Penal Times (p. 73)
  37. Penal Times (p. 74)
  38. Penal Times (p. 75)
  39. Penal Times (p. 75-77)
  40. Local Place Names (p. 77-79)
  41. Local Place Names (p. 79-82)
  42. Local Place Names (p. 82-84)
  43. Our Farm (p. 84-86)
  44. Our Farm (p. 86-88)
  45. Local Place Names (p. 88-89)
  46. Bird-Lore (p. 90-95)
  47. Local Cures (p. 95-99)
  48. Local Cures (p. 100-101)
  49. Cure for Whooping-Cough (p. 101-102)
  50. Animal Cures (p. 102-105)
  51. Lore of Certain Days (p. 105-106)
  52. Lore of Certain Days (p. 107-108)
  53. Travelling Folk (p. 108-109)
  54. Travelling Folk (p. 110-111)
  55. Fairy Forts (p. 111-113)
  56. Fairy Forts (p. 113-114)
  57. Famine Times (p. 115-116)
  58. Homes Games (p. 116-118)
  59. House Games (p. 119-120)
  60. Local Roads (p. 120-123)
  61. Local Roads (p. 123-125)
  62. Local Roads (p. 126-128)
  63. Homes Games (p. 128-131)
  64. My Home District (p. 131-133)
  65. My Home District (p. 133-135)
  66. Local Holy Wells (p. 135-136)
  67. Local Holy Wells (p. 136-137)
  68. Herbs (p. 138-139)
  69. Herbs (p. 139-140)
  70. Emblems of Value (p. 141-142)
  71. Clothes Made Locally (p. 142-143)
  72. Local Fairs (p. 144-145)
  73. Local Prayers (p. 146-148)
  74. Local Prayers (p. 148-149)
  75. My Home District (p. 149-153)
  76. Churning (p. 153-155)
  77. Care of Farm Animals (p. 155-158)
  78. Care of Farm Animals (p. 158-159)
  79. Bread (p. 159-160)
  80. Crosses (p. 160-162)
  81. Care of the Feet (p. 162-163)
  82. Local Landlords (p. 164)
  83. Song (p. 165-167)
  84. Potato Crop (p. 167-168)
  85. Without title (p. 168)
Origin information
Ballyeafy, Co. Waterford
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 634, p. 1-168)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Waterford
Treasure troves--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
belief   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Poverty--Ireland
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Veterinary therapeutics   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BallyeafyBaile Uí ÉafaighBallyeafyLismore and MocollopCoshmore and CoshbrideWaterford
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4428084
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0634/2

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:44280845>
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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