Tara Hill

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Tara Hill (school) (Kilcavan, Co. Wexford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Pádraig Mac Fhlannchadha.

Original reference: 0888/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Wexford schools

  1. Hidden Treasure at Kilcavan (p. 069)
  2. Shipwrecks (p. 070)
  3. Hullswater (p. 070)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 071)
  5. I remember one day I was working in the public work. (p. 072)
  6. Riddles (p. 073-074)
  7. Tara Hill (p. 075-081)
  8. Pattern of Kilcavan (p. 076-077)
  9. Great Men of Tara Hill (p. 082-086)
  10. Great Mower (p. 084-085)
  11. Local Hero (p. 085)
  12. Public Works (p. 087-088)
  13. Famine (p. 089)
  14. Fairy Stories (p. 090)
  15. Story (p. 091)
  16. Fairy Wart (p. 092-094)
  17. Fairy Changeling (p. 094-098)
  18. Fairy Stone (p. 097)
  19. Bacach (p. 099-100)
  20. Fairies (p. 101)
  21. Na Piseoga (p. 101)
  22. Irish Words and Phrases still Used in Tara Hill District (p. 102-107)
  23. Cures (p. 108-110)
  24. Cures (p. 110-112)
  25. Home (p. 113)
  26. Home (p. 114)
  27. Home (p. 115)
  28. Home Life (p. 116-118)
  29. Ballymoney Bay (p. 118-119)
  30. Ballymoney - Coast Guard Station (p. 119-120)
  31. Ballymoney - The Wreck of The Schooner Elizabeth (p. 120-121)
  32. Old Customs, Beliefs, Practices (p. 122-123)
  33. All Hallows Eve (p. 124-125)
  34. Weather (p. 126-127)
  35. Proverbs Wise Sayings etc. (p. 128)
  36. Birds (p. 128)
  37. History - Cromwell in Arklow (p. 129)
  38. Folklore of 98 (p. 130)
  39. Folklore Concerning 98 (p. 131)
  40. Tales of 98 (p. 132-133)
  41. Story of 98 (p. 133-134)
Origin information
Kilcavan, Co. Wexford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 888, p. 68-134)
Folklore--Ireland--Wexford (County)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
School location
KilcavanCill ChaomháinBallaghkeen NorthWexford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0888/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Wexford 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:50092855>
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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