Baile Uí Dhuibh, Kilmeaden

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Baile Uí Dhuibh, Kilmeaden (school) (Ballyduff West, Co. Waterford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Caitlín Madders.

Original reference: 0650/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Waterford county schools

  1. Stories (p. 255)
  2. Story of a Fairy (p. 256)
  3. How the Pig Came into Being (p. 257)
  4. St Brigid's Day Customs (p. 258)
  5. Irish Hero (p. 259)
  6. Story of the Deargadaol (p. 261)
  7. Local Forge (p. 262-263)
  8. Potato Crop (p. 264-265)
  9. Care of the Potato Crop during the Summer (p. 266-267)
  10. Digging of the Potatoes (p. 267-268)
  11. Old Customs Connected with Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday (p. 269)
  12. Local Roads (p. 270)
  13. Local Roads (p. 271-272)
  14. Local Fairs (p. 273-274)
  15. Local Cures (p. 275-277)
  16. Local Place Names (p. 278-283)
  17. Snowstorm (p. 284-285)
  18. Snowstorm (p. 285-286)
  19. Snowstorm (p. 286-287)
  20. Old Trades and Crafts (p. 288-291)
  21. Local Poets (p. 292-293)
  22. Butter-Making (p. 294-295)
  23. Butter-Making at Home (p. 295-296)
  24. Food in Olden Times (p. 297-299)
  25. Travelling Folk (p. 300-301)
  26. Herbs (p. 302-305)
  27. Hallow Eve and its Customs (p. 306-308)
  28. St Stephen's Day Customs (p. 309-310)
  29. Games we Play (p. 311-312)
  30. Games of Long Ago (p. 312-313)
  31. Local Forge (p. 314-316)
  32. Weather-Lore (p. 317-318)
  33. Stories of the Birds (p. 319)
  34. Bird-Lore (p. 320-321)
  35. My Native Parish (p. 322-323)
  36. Bread and Bread-Making (p. 324-325)
Origin information
Ballyduff West, Co. Waterford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 650, p. 255A-325)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Animals, Mythical   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Ballyduff WestBaile Uí Dhuibh ThiarBallyduff WestKilmeadanMiddlethirdWaterford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0650/4

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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