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Once Upon a Time…

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Full title: Folk-Tales from Carlow and West Wicklow

Creator / Author: Pádraig Ó Tuathail

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 48p

Journal Information: Béaloideas, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 46-94

When Published: June 1937

Publisher / Place of Publication: An Cumann le Béaloideas Éireann/The Folklore of Ireland Society / Newman Building, UCD , Belfield Dublin 4.

About: The author collected these stories in the area of Hacketstown, Co Carlow and the adjoining West Wicklow hinterland in 1934. The settings for these fairy and ghost tales range from Glenmalure to Aughavanagh, Tinahely and Knockananna. Echoes of folk tales told across national cultures will be found in the pieces collected here.

ID number(s): 0332-270X

Contents: The Fiery Dragon – The Mermaid and the King’s Son — The Haunted House — The Haunted House (another version) — The Soldier and the Gun — The Hare, Lion, Eagle and Spider — The Enchanted King and Queen — Wednesday, Thursday, Friday — Castle of the Underworld — Cinderella — The Farmer and His Three Sons — Jack the Giant Killer — The Jealous Husband — Jack Bound to a Robber — The Crock of Gold — The Man and the Corn — Story Without End — In Search of Stories — Magic Milking — The Magic Hare — The Old Woman and the Priest — Bewitching of Butter I – III — The Fairy Rath — Escape from Robbers — Tales of the Fairies I – XXIV — Editorial Note.

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Cross by Name but not by Nature

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Full title: Crossbridge: ‘The Old Town in the Bog’ – Reminiscences of Crossbridge, County Wicklow

Creator / Author: Helga Mullen and Crossbridge Retirement Group

Item Type / Page count: Book / 165p

When Published: 2002

Publisher / Place of Publication: [The Authors] / Crossbridge, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow.

About: Crossbridge is an area approximately two miles to the west of Tinahely, covering about sixty square miles. This book contains history, folklore and reminiscences of the sixteen townlands that make up the area  once known as Moyntagh – the town in the bog. It is another example of an excellently produced history using local people as the focus of research.

ID number(s): None

Chapters: Introduction — Townland Tales — 1798 Rebellion – Hedge Schools — Famine Period — Local Folklore — Stories, Recitations agus Scéalta Eile — Sporting and Walking Traditions — Crossbridge National School — Achievements Down the Years — Crossbridge Community Sports Hall.

Extra #1: Contains photographs.

Extra #2: Contains a fold-out map of the area.

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Extra #4: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

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