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Ballinacarrig, Rathdrum

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ballinacarrig, Rathdrum (school) (Ballinacarrig Lower, Co. Wicklow), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bean Uí Dhubhghoill.

Original reference: 0918/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Wicklow county schools

  1. Rathdrum - The Flannel Hall (p. 159)
  2. Whaley Abbey (p. 160-162)
  3. Ballinaclash (p. 162-163)
  4. Whaley Abbey (p. 164)
  5. Castle Howard (p. 165)
  6. Molts Stone (p. 166)
  7. Ballinacor (p. 167)
  8. Lady Well (p. 168)
  9. Old Customs (p. 169-172)
  10. Lore of Certain Days (p. 173-175)
  11. Local Cures (p. 176-181)
  12. Homemade Toys (p. 182)
  13. Travelling Folk (p. 183-184)
  14. Famine (p. 185)
  15. Herbs (p. 186)
  16. Potato Crops (p. 187)
  17. Local Forge (p. 188)
  18. Care of the Farm Animals (p. 189)
  19. Churning (p. 190)
  20. Local Fairs (p. 191)
  21. Landlord (p. 192)
  22. Food in Olden Times (p. 193)
  23. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 194)
  24. Old Irish Tales (p. 195)
  25. Toys Made Locally (p. 196)
  26. Bread (p. 197)
  27. Buying and Selling (p. 198)
  28. Old Houses (p. 199)
  29. Giants (p. 200)
  30. Old Ruins (p. 201)
  31. Old Graveyards (p. 202)
  32. Collection of Prayers (p. 203)
  33. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 204)
  34. Care of the Feet (p. 205)
  35. Clothes Made Locally (p. 206)
  36. Local Patron Saint (p. 207)
  37. Stories of the Holy Family (p. 208)
Origin information
Ballinacarrig Lower, Co. Wicklow
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 918, p. 158-208)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
narratives   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Ballinacarrig LowerBaile na Carraige ÍochtarachBallinacarrig LowerRathdrumBallinacor NorthWicklow
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0918/5

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: Wicklow 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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