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Journal Article

The Holiday Customs of Ireland

James Mooney
Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society
Vol. 26, No. 130 (Jul. - Dec., 1889), pp. 377-427
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/983181
Page Count: 51

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Notes and References

This item contains 106 references.

[Footnotes]
  • *
    Grimm, Mythologie, i, 578
  • Lady Wilde, ii, 121, 136
  • Vallancey, Collectanea (Ant. Ir. Lang.), ii, 291
  • *
    Pop. Sup., 94
  • Brand, Antiquities. i, 413
  • Edward O'Reilly, Irish-English Dictionary, new ed., n. d., Dublin, under Brideog
  • *
    Martin, "Account of the Western Islands of Scotland," quoted in Brand, Antiqui- ties, 50
  • *
    Lady Wilde, ii, 121, 122
  • *
    Smiddy, Druids, 112
  • Idem, 112-3
  • *
    Hall, Ireland, i, 315
  • Ibid.
  • *
    Pop. Sup., 310, 311
  • Brand, Antiquities, i, 152
  • I bid., i, 161
  • *
    Piers, Westmeath, 123
  • Pop. Sup., 51
  • Brand, Antiquities, i, 222
  • §
    Lady Wilde, i, 194
  • ǁ
    Brand, Antiquities (quoted), i, 236-7
  • *
    Grimm, Mythologie, i, 580
  • Smiddy (Essay on the Druids, 97)
  • *
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Grimm, Mythologie, i, 574-5
    • Kelly, Folk-lore, in his chapter on "The de- scent of fire."
  • Smiddy, Druids, 94-7
  • Grimm, Mythologie, i, 580
  • §
    Vallancey, Collectanea, ii, 276
  • *
    E. W., quoted in Pop. Sup., 55
  • *
    Hall. Ireland, i, 25
  • *
    Lady Wilde, i, 201
  • "Parochial Survey of Ireland," in The Folk-lore Journal, ii, 212, London, 1884
  • Bender, "H Holidays of the French Canadians," in Magazine of American History, xx, No. 6, p. 467, New York, December, 1888
  • §
    Piers, Westmeath, 123
  • *
    Kelly, Folk-lore, 158-167
  • Lady Wilde, i, 195-6
  • Hall, Ireland, ii, 345
  • *
    Lady Wilde, i, 197
  • lbidem, i, 195
  • *
    Piers, Westmeath, 121
  • Lady Wilde, i, 198
  • *
    Brand, Antiqui- ties, i. 197
  • Gaelic colbt-ac
  • *
    Lady Wilde, i, 199
  • Grimm, Mythologie, i, 567-597
  • Ibid., 581 and 583
  • *
    Lady Wilde, i, 204-5
  • Kelly, Folk-lore, 46-8
  • F. S. Krauss, Sitte und Brauch der Südslaven, 176, Wien, 1885
  • §
    Writer quoted in Brand, Antiquities
  • *
    Smiddy, Druids, 97-98, i, 304
  • Lady Wilde, i, 214
  • Piers, Westmeath, 123
  • §
    Brand, Antiquities, i, 305
  • ǁ
    Parochial Survey of Ireland, In the Folk-lore Journal, ii, 213, London, 1884
  • Kelly, Folk-lore, 57
  • *
    Charles DeKay, Fairies and Druids of Ireland, in Century Magazine, xxxvii, No. 4, 597, New York, Feb., 1889
  • E. W. (1791), Pop. Sup., 55
  • Parochial Survey of Ireland, quoted in the Folk-lore Journal, ii, 140, London, 1884
  • *
    Grimm, Mythologie, i, 588-591
  • Pop. Sup., 90
  • Brand, Antiquities, i, 305
  • §
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • "Medical Mythology of Ireland," in Proc. Am. Philos. Soc., xxiv, No. 125, 152, Philadelphia, 1887
    • Hall, Ireland, iii, 117
  • *
    Lady Wilde, i, 214-5
  • Hutchinson, " Northumberland," quoted in Brand, Antiquities, i, 378
  • Vallancey, Collectanea, iii, Part ii, 443 passim
  • *
    Brand, Antiquities, i, 388-390
  • Vallancey, Collectanea, iii, Part ii, 457-8
  • Smiddy, Druids, 106-110
  • §
    Hall, Ireland, ii, 387 note
  • *
    Quoted in Brand, Antiquities, i, 396
  • BrandAntiquities, i, 377
  • *
    Vallancey, Collectanea, iii, Part ii, 459
  • author's paper on " The Medical Mythology of Ireland," in Proc. Am. Philos. Soc., xxiv, No. 125, p. 144, Philadelphia, 1887
  • *
    O'Hanlon (1865), in English Traditions and Foreign Customs, Gentleman's Magazine Library, 29, Boston, n.d. (1885)
  • *
    O'Hanlon (1865), in English Traditions and Foreign Customs, Gentleman's Magazine Library, 29, Boston, n.d. (1885)
  • Vallancey, Collectanea. iii, Part ii, 460
  • Lady Wilde, i, 209-210
  • §
    Ibid., 211
  • *
    W. S. Lach-Szyrma, in Folk-lore Journal, i, 365, London, 1883
  • Lady Wilde, i, 207
  • *
    Edgar L. Wakeman, Afoot in Ireland, in Washington (D. C.) Evening Star, Nov. 17, 1888
  • *
    "Medical Mythology of Ireland," in Proc. Am. Philos. Soc., xxiv, No. 125, p. 164, Philadelphia, 1887
  • *
    Lady Wilde, ii, 131-2
  • *
    Kelly, Folk-lore, 77
  • Vallancey, Collectanea, iv, Part i, 97
  • Kelly, Folk-lore, 75
  • §
    Waldron, quoted in Brand, Antiquities, i, 472
  • *
    Hall, Ireland, i, 13
  • *
    Edgar L. Wakeman, Afoot in Ireland, in Washington (D. C.) Evening Star, Dec. 22, 1888
  • Brand, Antiquities, i, 413-4
  • *
    W. S. (1811), in Pop. Sup., 82
  • *
    Grimm, Mythologie, i, 581 and 593
  • Ibid., 594
  • Brand, Antiquities, i, 471
  • *
    Writer in Pop. Sup., 96, 97
  • *
    Hall, Ireland, i, 25
  • *
    Piers, Westmeath, 124
  • Lady Wilde, ii, 107
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  • Grimm, "Mythologie "-Jacob Grimm, "Deutsche Mythologie," 2 vols., Goettingen, third edition, 1854.
  • Hall, "'Ireland "-Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Hall, "Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, etc." (or "Ireland: Picturesquely Illustrated "), 3 vols., new edition, New York, n.d. (about 1850), R. Worthington, importer.
  • Kelly, " Folk-lore "-Walter K. Kelly, "Curiosities of Indo-European Tradition and Folk-lore," London, 1863.
  • Lady Wilde-Lady Frances Speranza Wilde, "Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms and Superstitions of Ireland," 2 vols., London, 1887.
  • This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Piers, "Westmeath"
    • Sir Henry Piers, "Chorographical Description of the County of Westmeath," written in 1682, publisht in Vol. i of Val- lancey's "Collectanea," 1774
  • This reference contains 2 citations:
    • "Pop. Sup. "-" Popular Superstitions," the Gentleman's Magazine Library, Boston, n.d., 1885
    • Gentleman's Magazine from 1731 to 1868, edited by George L. Gomme, and publisht under the general title of "The Gentle- man's Magazine Library."
  • Smiddy, " Druids "-Rev. Richard Smiddy, "An Essay on the Druids, the Ancient Churches and the Round Towers of Ireland," Dublin, 1871
  • Vallancey, " Collectanea "-Charles Vallancey, "Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis," 5 vols., Vols. iii and iv being each in two parts, Dublin, 1774-90