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Lucky and Unlucky Signs: Folklore from Co. Kerry

This blog post details some of the signs/portents which were deemed lucky or unlucky in early 20th century Ireland. It…

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Children’s Games: Folklore from Co. Kerry

This blog post details some of the games played by Irish children in the earlier part of the 20th century….

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Lore of Certain Days: Folklore from Co. Kildare

This blog post details some of the folklore surrounding the days of the week in early 20th century Ireland. It…

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The folklore of shoes: An account from Co. Galway

This blog post details some of the folklore and history surrounding shoes in early 20th century Ireland. It is based…

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Supernatural activity in Camblin, New Ross. Folklore from Co Wexford

This Irish folklore account details supernatural activity in a Co. Wexford cottage and is based on information supplied by Richard…

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Our Farm Animals. Folklore from Co. Wexford

This early 20th century Irish folklore account details the animals found on a Co Wexford farm.  It is based on…

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A Cure for a Cow in the Fairies: Folklore from Co. Mayo

This early 20th century Irish folklore account details the belief that cows could be enchanted by the fairies.  It is…

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Marriage Customs: Folklore from Co. Donegal

This folklore account details some of the beliefs surrounding marriage in early 20th century Ireland.  It is based on information…

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Irish Proverbs. Folklore from Co. Waterford

This list of Irish proverbs was collected by the pupils attending Clochar San Eoin Dé school, Waterford in 1938. A…

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Death-Lore. Folklore from Co. Mayo

  This folklore account details some of the superstitions surrounding death in early 20th century Ireland.  It is based on…