Butlerstown (C.), Portláirge

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Butlerstown (C.), Portláirge (school) (Butlerstown South, Co. Waterford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bríd Ní Fhlannagáin.

Original reference: 0650/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Waterford county schools

  1. Crock of Gold (p. 327-329)
  2. Notable Men (p. 329-331)
  3. Weather (p. 332-333)
  4. Storms (p. 334-335)
  5. Old Schools (p. 336-337)
  6. Old Trades (p. 338-339)
  7. Marriages (p. 340-341)
  8. Wild Animals (p. 342-343)
  9. Place Names (p. 344-345)
  10. Play Toys (p. 346)
  11. Pedlars (p. 347-348)
  12. Ráthanna agus Liosanna (p. 349-350)
  13. Bad Times (p. 351-352)
  14. Roads (p. 353-354)
  15. My District (p. 355-356)
  16. Holy Wells (p. 357)
  17. Herbs (p. 358)
  18. Potatoes (p. 359-360)
  19. Feast Days (p. 361-362)
  20. Churn (p. 363)
  21. Care of Feet (p. 364-365)
  22. Smith and His Forge (p. 366)
  23. Clothes (p. 367)
  24. Saviour (p. 368)
  25. Patron Saint (p. 369)
  26. Landlords (p. 370-371)
  27. Food (p. 372-373)
  28. Fairs (p. 374-375)
  29. Old Stories (p. 376-377)
  30. Bread (p. 378)
  31. Old Stones (p. 379)
  32. Buying and Selling (p. 380)
  33. Houses in the Olden Times (p. 381)
  34. Leipreachán (p. 382-383)
  35. Butlerstown Castle (p. 384-385)
  36. Graveyards (p. 386)
Origin information
Butlerstown South, Co. Waterford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 650, p. 326-386)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
School location
Butlerstown SouthBaile an Bhuitléaraigh TheasButlerstown SouthKilburneMiddlethirdWaterford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0650/5

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:44281495>
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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