The Schools’ Collection - Mooncoin
J McCarthy Nov 1937 to 30th Jun 1938

TopicReferencesCollected byAgeCollected FromPage
Ruling FamilyArdera- Porters
John Walsh
Jeremiah McCarthy38167
Famine PeriodPolerone - Thomas Walsh - Tomas O HoieenSean Lennon, Grange14167
Local PrejudiceDournane vs Ardera
Ceased about 60 years ago (~1880)
Pat Fripps, Grange13John Frips, Grange. Age 72168
SportsBetchellJohn Lannon, Grange14Mrs Walsh, Ballincur. Age 54168
Horse RacingRathkieran
Horse Swimming Polerone to Granny
John Brien, Polerone14John Brien, Polerone. Age 57169
Protestant MinisterMrs Murphy, PoleroneJohn Crowley, Polerone14Walter Crowley, Polerone. Age 63169
St Kieran's ChurchRathkieranTom O'Dywer, Rathkieran15John O'Dywer, Rathkieran169
Mass BushDournane - Keane's Cottage
Delahunty Ballybrazil
Priest's House in field opposite Doyle's House
John Hanlon, Dournane15Thomas Hanlon, Dournane170
ArderaFather Pat Brophy, BallygowanThomas Foran, Ardera15John Foran, Ardera. Age 49170
Field NameMr Hanlon's field oposite Brennan's House (Droggins)Thomas Foran, Ardera15Thomas Hanlon, Dournane. Age 56171
Haunted StonePolerone - Road from Mooncoin to the Suir15John Brien, Polerone. Age 57171
Field NameMrs Purcell PoleroneJohn Brien, Polerone. Age 58171
Field NameAndrew Phelans field on road from Mooncoin to Grange Station
Quarry on Andrew Phelans field on road from Ballyrarsney Cross Roads to Grange Cross Roads
John Frips, Grange. Age 72171
Whooping CoughJohn Lannon, Grange14172
WellsTobar Alainn, Graigavine
"Kill Aspic" old church
Mr Bowers
Patron Saint Anne
Butler of Emil
Jeremiah McCarthy38173
WellsTobar Na Coille, Ballygorey
Patron Saint Patrick
Walsh of Ballygorey
Jeremiah McCarthy38A number of old inhabitants173
November Night CustomsJohn Conway, Ballybrazil13Pat Conway, Ballybrazil. Age 53177
Weather LoreJohn Lannon, Grange14179
Local HappeningsMr Lynch Ballincur ~1904
Mr Dunphy his father-in-law
Ed Grant Mooncoin
John Lannon, Grange14Ed Grant, Mooncoin. Age 49181
RiddlesJohn Lannon, Grange14183
Travelling FolkDoran, Delaney & LawlarThomas Purcell, Grange13186
The Potato CropThomas Purcell, Grange13187
The Local ForgeDick Power, Chapel St.Thomas Purcell, Grange13189
An Old StoryThomas Purcell, Grange13Pat Conway, Ballybrazil. Age 53191
StoryJames Quinn, Polerone13Dick Nolan, Ballytarsney193
Old RoadsGrange to Carrick Road
Osborne, Siverspring
John Lannon, Grange14John Lannon, Grange. Age 42194
Old RoadsDournane to Polerone
Edward Keefe, Dournane
John Lannon, Grange14Patrick Conway, Ballybrazil. Age 51195
An Old Football MatchRathcurby ~ 1890
Mooncoin vs. Kilmacow
John Fripps, Grange
2 Fox brothers, Ballymountain (Will & John)
Seaneen Walsh, Dangan
John Keefe, Grange
John Lannon, Grange14John Fripps, Grange. Age 72.197
An Old Hurling MatchBallybrazil vs. Dournane
Ned Delahunty, Ballybrazil
John Walsh, Dournane
Edward Power, Rathkieran13Patrick Conway, Ballybrazil. Age 52199
Local FairsBallybriken, Waterford - 1st Monday of monthJohn Lannon, Grange14200