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Balscadden

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Balscadden (school) (Balscaddan, Co. Dublin), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher P. Ó Séaghdha.

Original reference: 0783/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Dublin schools

  1. Holy Wells - St Mary's Well, Balscadden (p. 127-128)
  2. Tobar na Súl - Tubbersool (Eye Well) (p. 129)
  3. Balscadden National School - Surnames of Pupils on Rolls now (p. 130)
  4. St Molaga's Church, Bremore (p. 131-132)
  5. Cnoc na gCinn - Knockagin (Hill of the Skulls) (p. 133)
  6. Local Saint - St Benignus (p. 133)
  7. Old Coach Road (p. 134)
  8. Baile Scadáin (Balscadden) (p. 135-137)
  9. Local Famous Dogs (p. 138-139)
  10. Shipwrecks - Sarah of Runcorn Feb 1874 (p. 140)
  11. Shipwrecks - Wreck of Bell Hill (p. 141)
  12. Shipwreck - The Tartar (p. 142)
  13. Snow Storm of February 1933 (p. 143)
  14. St Benignus (p. 144)
  15. Bird-Lore (p. 145-146)
  16. Christmas Customs (p. 147)
  17. Local Cures (p. 148)
  18. Preparation for Sowing Potatoes (p. 149)
  19. Local Games (p. 150)
  20. Churning (p. 151)
  21. Road Making (p. 152)
  22. Local Superstition (p. 153)
  23. Home Animals (p. 154)
  24. Weather-Lore (p. 155-156)
  25. Great Walkers (p. 156-157)
  26. Local Celebrities (p. 157)
  27. Knockingin - The Hill of the Skulls (p. 158-161)
  28. Christmas Customs (p. 162)
  29. Local Cures (p. 163-164)
  30. Travelling Folk (p. 164-165)
  31. Local Games (p. 166)
  32. Local Forge (p. 167)
  33. Churning (p. 168-169)
  34. Great Mowers (p. 170)
  35. Field Names (p. 171-172)
  36. Travelling Folk (p. 173)
  37. Local Games (p. 174)
  38. Our Local Feast Days (p. 175)
  39. Local Cures (p. 176)
  40. Local Cures (p. 176)
  41. Local Roads (p. 177-179)
  42. Local Games (p. 179-180)
  43. Churning (p. 181)
  44. Local Marriage Customs (p. 182-183)
  45. Dancers (p. 184)
  46. Feast Days (p. 185-186)
  47. Big Wind of 1903 (p. 187-188)
  48. Great Cricketer (p. 189)
  49. Local Place Names (p. 190)
  50. Christmas Customs (p. 191)
  51. William Smyth (p. 192)
  52. Names of Weeds (p. 193)
  53. Local Games (p. 194-195)
  54. Funny Story (p. 196)
  55. Riddles (p. 197)
  56. Great Floods (p. 198)
  57. Weeds (p. 199)
  58. Funny Story (p. 200)
  59. Tall Yarns (p. 201-202)
  60. Famous Local Runner (p. 203-204)
  61. Our Local Poet (p. 205)
  62. St Molaga's Church, Bremore (p. 206)
  63. Weeds (p. 207)
  64. Funny Story (p. 208)
  65. Big Wind of 1839 (p. 209)
  66. Local Cures (p. 210-211)
  67. Old Houses (p. 212-213)
  68. Mr Lynch sang this song for me, it was composed by John Sheils a local poet coming from Bellewstown Races.... (p. 214-218)
  69. Family Names (p. 219)
  70. Old Church Ruins (p. 220-221)
  71. Old Schools (p. 222-223)
  72. Field Names (p. 224)
  73. Old Crafts (p. 225-226)
  74. Graveyards (p. 227-229)
  75. Chapel Graveyard (p. 230)
  76. Home Prayers (p. 231)
  77. Prayer (p. 231)
  78. Prayer (p. 231)
  79. Home Prayers (p. 232-233)
  80. Home Prayers (p. 234)
  81. Home Prayers (p. 235)
  82. Home Prayers (p. 236)
  83. Home Prayers (p. 237)
  84. Home Prayers (p. 238)
  85. Food In Olden Times (p. 239-240)
  86. Leprechaun (p. 241-242)
Origin information
Balscaddan, Co. Dublin
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 783, p. 126A-242)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Dublin (County)
Eye--Diseases
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Animals--Folklore
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Winds--Folklore
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Rain and rainfall   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BalscaddanBaile ScadánBalscaddanBalscaddanBalrothery EastDublin
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4428167
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0783/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Dublin 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:44281675>
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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