Rush (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Rush (B.) (school) (Rush, Co. Dublin), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Henry Moriarty.

Original reference: 0786/137

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Dublin schools

  1. Funny Story (p. 1)
  2. Funny Story (p. 2)
  3. Funny Story (p. 3)
  4. Funny Story (p. 4)
  5. Funny Story (p. 5)
  6. Riddles (p. 6)
  7. Riddles (p. 7)
  8. Riddles (p. 8)
  9. Signs of Rain (p. 9-11)
  10. Strong Men (p. 12-13)
  11. Great Walkers (p. 14-15)
  12. Swift Runners (p. 15-16)
  13. Great Mowers (p. 16-17)
  14. Great Dancers (p. 18)
  15. Storytellers (p. 18)
  16. Great Singers (p. 18)
  17. Great Jumpers (p. 19)
  18. Shipwreck - The Jean Tayleur (p. 19)
  19. Sierra Leone (p. 20)
  20. Industry (p. 20)
  21. Shamrock (p. 21)
  22. Drownings (p. 22)
  23. Another Drowning (p. 22)
  24. Severe Storms (p. 23)
  25. Storm in 1903 (p. 23)
  26. Bird-Lore (p. 24-25)
  27. Local Place Names (p. 26-27)
  28. Local Cures (p. 28-29)
  29. Games (p. 30)
  30. Local Roads (p. 31-32)
  31. Potato Crop (p. 33-34)
  32. Local Marriage Customs (p. 35-36)
  33. Local Ruins (p. 37-38)
  34. Kenure Park (p. 38-39)
  35. Old Crafts - Smuggling (p. 40-41)
  36. Fishing and Curing (p. 42-43)
  37. Embroidery (p. 44-45)
  38. My Home District (p. 46-47)
  39. Old Song (p. 48-50)
  40. Local Forge (p. 51-53)
  41. Landlord (p. 54-55)
  42. Local Patron Saint (p. 56-57)
  43. Old Houses (p. 58-59)
  44. Our Holy Wells (p. 60-61)
  45. Care of our Farm Animals (p. 62)
Origin information
Rush, Co. Dublin
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 786, p. 1a-62)
Folklore--Ireland--Dublin (County)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
Drowning   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Fishing   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
School location
RushAn RosRushLuskBalrothery EastDublin
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0786/137

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 <>
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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