Baile na Sagart, Lios Mór

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Baile na Sagart, Lios Mór (school) (Feagarrid, Co. Waterford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher G. Armstong.

Original reference: 0636/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Waterford county schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 101-102)
  2. Funny Story (p. 102-103)
  3. Riddles (p. 104-107)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 107-108)
  5. Local Heroes (p. 109-112)
  6. Local Happenings (p. 113-114)
  7. Severe Weather (p. 114-115)
  8. Old Schools (p. 115-116)
  9. Old Crafts (p. 116-118)
  10. Local Marriage Customs (p. 118-119)
  11. Penal Times (p. 120)
  12. Local Place Names (p. 121)
  13. Bird-Lore (p. 122-123)
  14. Local Cures (p. 123-124)
  15. Homemade Toys (p. 124-125)
  16. Lore of Certain Days (p. 126)
  17. Travelling Folk (p. 127)
  18. Fairy Forts (p. 128)
  19. Local Poets (p. 129)
  20. Famine Times (p. 129)
  21. Games I Play (p. 130)
  22. Local Roads (p. 131)
  23. My Home District (p. 132)
  24. Herbs (p. 133)
  25. Potato Crop (p. 134-135)
  26. Proverbs (p. 136)
  27. Festival Customs (p. 137-138)
  28. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 139-140)
  29. Churning (p. 140-142)
Origin information
Feagarrid, Co. Waterford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 636, p. 101A-142)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
belief   linked data (afset)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
School location
FeagarridAn Fhéith GhairidFeagarridLismore and MocollopCoshmore and CoshbrideWaterford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0636/2

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 <>
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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