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Ballinfull (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ballinfull (B.) (school) (Ballinphull, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher John Gilbride.

Original reference: 0158/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Gort na Fola (p. 085-089)
  2. Ardtrasna - Aurdh Treasna (p. 090)
  3. Ballinfull - Ballin' Fola (p. 091)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 092-093)
  5. Marriage Customs (p. 094-095)
  6. Local Happenings (p. 096-098)
  7. Local Churches (p. 098-099)
  8. Epidemics (p. 100-101)
  9. Hedge-Schools (p. 103)
  10. Holy Wells (p. 104)
  11. Local Cures (p. 105)
  12. Forts or Liss' (p. 107-109)
Origin information
Ballinphull, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 158, p. 84-109)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Epidemics   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BallinphullBaile an PhoillBallinphullDrumcliffCarburySligo
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0158/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Sligo 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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