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Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Templeshanbo (school) (Templeshanbo, Co. Wexford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire, Bean Mhic Shéamuis.

Original reference: 0892/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Wexford schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 218-219)
  2. Funny Story (p. 220-221)
  3. Strong Man (p. 222-223)
  4. Great Walkers (p. 224)
  5. Without title (p. 225)
  6. Weather-Lore (p. 226-227)
  7. Local Heroes (p. 227-228)
  8. Local Marriage Customs (p. 229-230)
  9. Local Place Names (p. 230-231)
  10. Bird-Lore (p. 231-232)
  11. Local Cures (p. 233-234)
  12. Homemade Toys (p. 235)
  13. Lore of Certain Days (p. 236)
  14. Travelling Folk (p. 237)
  15. Fairy Forts (p. 238)
  16. Local Poets (p. 239-240)
  17. Famine Times (p. 241-242)
  18. Local Roads (p. 242-243)
  19. My Home District (p. 244-245)
  20. Holy Wells (p. 246-247)
  21. Herbs (p. 248)
  22. Potato Crop (p. 249-250)
  23. Festival Customs (p. 251-252)
  24. Care of our Farm Animals (p. 253-254)
  25. Care of the Feet (p. 255)
  26. Local Forge (p. 256)
  27. Clothes Made Locally (p. 257-258)
  28. Local Patron Saint (p. 259)
  29. Local Fairs (p. 260)
  30. Food in Olden Times (p. 261-262)
  31. Bread (p. 263)
Origin information
Templeshanbo, Co. Wexford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 892, p. 217-263)
Folklore--Ireland--Wexford (County)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
School location
TempleshanboTeampall SeanbhothTempleshanboTempleshanboScarawalshWexford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0892/4

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 <>
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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