Radharc na Féile

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Radharc na Féile (school) (Abbeyfeale West, Co. Limerick), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Tadhg Mac Coitir.

Original reference: 0495/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Limerick schools

  1. My Home District (p. 075-078)
  2. Witty Answer (p. 079)
  3. Potato (p. 080-083)
  4. Twas a Fine Morning Long Ago Today (p. 083-084)
  5. Turn Me Up the Cross Boys (p. 084)
  6. He Might Do Worse Nor It (p. 085)
  7. Domestic Animals and Birds (p. 086-089)
  8. St Ita (p. 090-092)
  9. Wren's Day (p. 093-094)
  10. Big Flood on the Feale 1858 (p. 095-096)
  11. Games I Play (p. 097-099)
  12. Basket-Making (p. 100-102)
  13. Spinning-Wheel (p. 102-103)
  14. Basket-Making (p. 103-104)
  15. Local Hero (p. 105-107)
  16. Funny Story (p. 107-108)
  17. Old Schools (p. 108-111)
  18. Matchmaking (p. 111-114)
  19. Riddles (p. 114-115)
  20. Holy Well (p. 115-116)
  21. Holy Well (p. 117-118)
  22. Wild Birds (p. 119)
  23. Signs of Weather (p. 119)
  24. Robin (p. 120)
  25. Cuckoo (p. 121)
  26. Local Forge (p. 122-123)
  27. Turf (p. 124-127)
  28. St John's Customs (p. 128-129)
  29. Old Houses (p. 129-133)
  30. Witty Answer (p. 134)
  31. Kerry Long Ago (p. 135)
  32. Rhyme (p. 136)
  33. Song (p. 137-138)
  34. Song (p. 139-140)
  35. Cruel Stepmother (p. 141-144)
  36. Local Fairs (p. 145-148)
  37. Local Monuments (p. 149-150)
  38. Fr Casey Monument (p. 150-151)
  39. Famine Times (p. 152-153)
  40. Landlord (p. 154-156)
  41. Old Legend (p. 157-158)
  42. Graveyards (p. 159-161)
  43. Buying and Selling (p. 162-164)
  44. Local Roads (p. 165)
  45. Crossroads (p. 165-166)
Origin information
Abbeyfeale West, Co. Limerick
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 495, p. 74-166)
Folklore--Ireland--Limerick (County)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Rain and rainfall   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Abbeyfeale WestMainistir na Féile ThiarAbbeyfeale WestAbbeyfealeGlenquinLimerick
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0495/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Limerick 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:49219895>
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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