Folk Play Links - Ireland / Éire

Compiled by C. Little



Groups listed may be folk club, morris dance or amateur drama groups, as well as traditional performers. Publications listed may be cited, extracted or summarised publications, as well as full text.


Antrim

001 * A History of the Town of Belfast [by George Benn, Vol.II, 1880, pp.92-93]
002 * Anonymous Ballads [by William Pinkerton, in Notes and Queries, 3rd Ser. Vol.09 No.216, 17th Feb. 1866, p.143 - chapbook fragment]
003 * Antrim Idylls and other Poems [by W.Clarke Robinson, 1907, p.63 - 'Glenarm, Antrim Coast' - "And Christmas rhymers then will play, Saint George or Robin Hood," - Literary Work]
004 * BBC Archives [extract with audio of Ballyboley, Ballycor christmas rhymers, 193?]
005 * Christmas Rhymers and Mummers [citation of E.R.R. Green, in Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Ser.3 Vol.9, 1946, pp.3-21 - Mullaghcarton, Magheragall text]
006 * Christmas Rhymers and Mummers [index to Colm O Lochlainn, in Irish Book Lover, Vol.XVI Nos.4-6, Jul.-Dec. 1928, p.126 - New Christmas Rhyme Book chapbook - bought in 1913 [- after below?]]
007 * Christmas Rimers in Ulster [by Editor of Irish Book Lover [John Smyth Crone], in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.VII No.166, 1st Mar. 1913, p.173 - (at [unlocated], 1870;) possesses J. Nicholson New Christmas Rhyme Book chapbook?; citation of Little Devil Doubt, by Oliver Onions - Literary Work; citation of Sayings, Proverbs, and Humour of Ulster, by Prof Byers, 1904, pp.28-31]
008 * Folk-Lore from Ottawa and Vicinity [by F.Eileen Bleakney [incidentally, wife to be of Diamond Jenness], in Journal of American Folk-lore, Vol.31 No.120, Apr.-Jun. 1918, pp.168-169, 162 - Belfast fragment [sic], about forty years ago - informed by Misses Boville [her aunts]]
009 * Joe Holmes : here I am amongst you [Book for sale: by Len Graham, 2010]
010 * Mummers [index to Colm O Lochlainn, in Irish Book Lover, Vol.XXXII No.5, Jul. 1956, pp.103-104 - New Christmas Rhyme Book chapbook]
011 * Mummers [by A. R. [Askew Roberts], in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.V No.119, 6th Apr. 1912, p.276 - in England and Scotland too]
012 * Mummers [by P.A. McElwaine, in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.V No.111, 10th Feb. 1912, p.110 - "Mummers" or "Christmas Rimers" at Carrickfergus]
013 * Mummers in Ireland [index to Bob & Jacqueline Patten, in FLS News, No.47, Nov. 2005, pp.3-4 - extract from Surgeon's Journey, by J.Johnston Abraham, 1957, pp.33-35]
014 * Popular Rhymes and Sayings of Ireland [1st edition] [by John J. Marshall, 1924, chap.XIV - 'Christmas Rhymers' - text]
015 * Room, Room for the Christmas Rhymers [by Nemo [pseud], in Larne Times, 23rd Dec. 2003]
016 * Sayings, Proverbs, and Humour of Ulster [by Prof John W. Byers, in Report and Proceedings of the Belfast Natural History & Philosophical Society, 1903-1904, pp.41-43 - abstract; citation of his paper in Victoria College Magazine [Head Mistress is Margaret Byers][his mother], Mar. 1904; citation of his book - ([Mowhan House, Drumgabe, Loughgilly] fragment, in my boyhood;) Ballymoney text - informed by J.A. Craig [born at Ballymoney]]
017 * The Book of Christmas; [US edition - without illustrations] [by Thomas K. Hervey, 1845, pp.156-157 - possesses Christmas Rhyme chapbook]
018 * The Christmas Rhymers in the North of Ireland [by W.H. Patterson, in Notes and Queries, 4th Ser. Vol.X No.260, 21st Dec. 1872, pp.487-488 - Belfast Christmas Rhymers text]
019 * The Granges of Ireland : A History of the Family [by R.T. Grange, 1966 - Christmas Rhymers at Ballyboley, Ballycor 193?]
020 * The History and Antiquities of the County of the Town of Carrickfergus [New edition only] [by Samuel McSkimin, with notes and appendix by E.J. M'Crum [his great-granddaughter], 1909, pp.355-356 - "Christmas rhymes"]
021 * The Irish Christmas Book [extract from ed. John Killen, 1985 - chapbook woodcuts]
022 * Traditional Notes [by Dick Glasgow, in Ballymoney & Moyle Times, 30 Sep. 2004 - Killyramer [or Killyrammer], Ballymoney fragment]

Armagh

023 * Armagh Rhymers [Professional group of mummers.]
024 * Armagh Rhymers [CD for sale:]
025 * BBC Northern Ireland - SRL, ? [Video of Armagh Rhymers]
026 * Corcrain and the Flemings : Looking Back, by Sally Woods [internet only] [Corcrain, Drumcree fragment]
027 * Dara Vallely [member of Armagh Rhymers]
028 * Folk Drama in the Craigavon Area [by Alan Gailey, in Review : Journal of the Craigavon Historical Society, Vol.3 No.2, Feb. 1976, pp.29-31 - (Lawrencetown &) Knocknamuckly, Seagoe texts]
029 * Growing up in Drumbally, by Patrick Devlin [internet only] [Drumbally, Creggan text]
030 * Harvest Home [extract from T.G.F. Paterson, 1975, pp.215-230 - index to Armagh Miscellanea / Armachiana, Vol.12 'Folk Life', pp.205-216 'Christmas Rhymers']
031 * Literary Notes [in British Medical Journal, i : No.2776, 14th Mar. 1914, p.605ab - introduction by Sir John Byers for 24th Feb. 1914 talk by E.J. McKean [possesses J. Nicholson New Christmas Rhyme Book chapbook] to [Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society?] - at [Mowhan House, Drumgabe, Loughgilly], as a boy; citation of his [Sayings, Proverbs, and Humour of Ulster, 1904, pp.28-31]]
032 * Memories of the Christmas Rhymers in Lissummon long ago [by Minnie Savage, in Before I Forget..., No.9, 2003, pp.58-60 - Tannyoky, Ballymore text]
033 * Mummers at Large [in Newry Democrat, 4th Dec. 2001 - about recording Camloch / Camlough Mummers. Includes photo.]
034 * Mummers' Cast [by John McCullagh, in Newry Journal, 09th Dec. 2004 - paraphrasing The Christmas Rhymers, by T.G.F. Paterson, in County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal, Vol.XI No.1, 1945, pp.43-51]
035 * Mummers Rhymes [by John McCullagh, in Newry Journal, 22nd Dec. 2004 - ? text Part I]
036 * Mummers Story [by John McCullagh, in Newry Journal, 23rd Dec. 2004 - at Sheetrim, Creggan & ? text Part II]
037 * Mummers, Sheetrim, 1930s [by John McCullagh, in Newry Journal, 21st Dec. 2004 - Sheetrim, Creggan fragment]
038 * The Christmas Rhymers [index to T.G.F. Paterson, in Journal of the County Louth Archaeological Society, Vol.XI No.1, 1945, pp.43-51 - at [Cornascreeb, Kilmore], Drumcree text & Ballymore text]
039 * Ulster Memories [by R. England, in Review : Journal of the Craigavon Historical Society, Vol.3 No.3, ?. 1977 - at [Portadown][- text extract from An Ulster Childhood, by Lynn Doyle [Leslie Alexander Montgomery], 1921, p.131]]

Cavan

040 * The Holiday Customs of Ireland [by James Mooney, in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol.XXVI No.130, Jul.-Dec. 1889, pp.420-421 - fragment incorporated; (422-423 - general)]

Cork

041 * Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin [comp. by T.K. Abbott [Librarian], 1900, p.228 - 'Ms. 1206' - manuscript for Recollections of Cork [unpublished], by Thomas Crofton Croker - extract from Ms. - at Cork, 1685 [- see The Early Irish Stage, by Clark, 1955] ]
042 * Mumming and Maskings [by M. H. [Michael Holland], in Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, [2nd Ser.] Vol.XLI No.153, Jan.-Jun. 1936, p.44 - extract from Ms. - at Cork, 1685]
043 * Notes and Queries : Irish National Dances, Mummers and Waits [by J. Coleman [Officer of HM Customs], in Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, [1st Ser.] Vol.II No.16, Apr. 1893, pp.76-77 - extracts from Beauties of Ireland, by Brewer, 1824; "mummers" (non-play) in County Cork, thirty-five years ago; ("mummers" (non-play) in Hampshire, still)]
044 * The Beauties of Ireland: [by J.N. Brewer, Vol.II : Leinster & Munster, 1826, p.478fn - [Vol.I : Introduction & Leinster; Vol III : Munster & Connaught & Ulster - never published]]

Donegal

045 * A Unique Mummers' Play from North Donegal [by Alan Gailey, in Donegal Annual, No.59, 2007, pp.186-196 - Photo of Meevagh Mummers; Carraigart, Mevagh text from Ulster Folk & Transport Museum Collection; citation of ["Mummers" in Ireland], in The Shamrock, Vol.III, 26th Oct. 1867, p.56]
046 * Christmas in Copany, by Thomas Scott, 1906 [internet only] [Copany, Drumhome fragment]
047 * Christmas Rhymers and Mummers [citation of E.R.R. Green, in Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Ser.3 Vol.9, 1946, pp.3-21 - Dromore, Donaghmore text]
048 * Dromore National School [, Donaghmore] [text from Irish Folklore Commission - Schools' Manuscript Collection]
049 * Duchas [Tievebrack National School [, Donaghmore] - from Irish Folklore Commission - Schools' Manuscript Collection]
050 * hIsTory Links Project [East Donegal and West Tyrone] [Raphoe community group - Childhood' - Oughterlin, Killygarvan text, 1950s - informed by Hugh Doherty]
051 * Martin Collins - Mummers Plays Collection [Script of Sheephaven Mummers - text collected by Desmond Stewart from Horn Head area, Creeslough & Dunfanaghy]
052 * Muff Christmas Festival [Photos of Fahan Rhymers, 2007]
053 * Mummers say thanks to Inishowen [in InishowenNews.com, 31st Jan. 2008 - about Sheephaven Mummers]
054 * Mumming - A Christmas Tradition [by Ivan Knox, in parish magazine?, Jan. 2000 - Stranorlar text]
055 * Old Tradition in fundraising drive [in County Donegal on the Net News, Vol.3 No.6, Dec. 2001 - about Glengad Rhymers]
056 * Rock 'n Reel [index to Denis Verschoyle, in Donegal Annual, Vol.IV No.2, 1959, pp.141-145 - speculates on the Scottish origin of such lines - extract from My Times and Other Times, by J.S. Hamilton [of Brownhall, Brownhall Demesne, Drumhome], [1950?], p.139 - [Drumhome ?] text - informed by Hugh Deery]
057 * RTÉ - Morning Ireland [by Colman O'Sullivan, 24th Dec. 2008 - Audio of Fahan Rhymers]
058 * Sources for the History of Irish Civilisation : Articles in Irish Periodicals [ed. by Richard J. Hayes, 1970, Vol.7 pp.689-690 - 'Mummers' - e.g. citation of Rock 'n Reel, by Denis Verschoyle, in Donegal Annual, Vol.IV No.2, 1959, pp.141-145]
059 * Street and House to House Collections Bill, 1962—Second Stage [in Seanad Éireann, Vol.55, 11th Apr. 1962 - Debate on the Republic of Ireland bill, potentially affecting Mummers in Donegal, and Wren Boys. Support for a ban from Mr. McGlinchey with the response of Mr. Haughey.]

Down

060 * Ards Rhymers / Ards Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann
061 * Christmas Rimers in Ulster [by Editor of Irish Book Lover [John Smyth Crone], in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.VII No.166, 1st Mar. 1913, p.173 - at [unlocated], 1870; (possesses J. Nicholson New Christmas Rhyme Book chapbook?; citation of Little Devil Doubt, by Oliver Onions - Literary Work; citation of Sayings, Proverbs, and Humour of Ulster, by Prof Byers, 1904, pp.28-31)]
062 * Christmas Rimers in Ulster [by R.S. Lepper, in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.VII No.162, 1st Feb. 1913, pp.81-83 - Carnalea, Bangor text]
063 * Folk Drama in the Craigavon Area [by Alan Gailey, in Journal of the Craigavon Historical Society, Vol.3 No.2, Feb. 1976, pp.29-31 - Lawrencetown (& Knocknamuckly, Seagoe) texts]
064 * The Christmas Rhymers in Downpatrick [citation of Eric Malone, in Lecale Miscellany No.10, 1992, p.49 - fragment]
065 * The Irish Christmas Book [extract from ed. John Killen, 1985, pp.2-5 - itself extract from An Ulster Childhood, by Lynn Doyle [Leslie Alexander Montgomery], 1921, p.131 [- at Woodgrange, Down]]

Dublin

066 * Christmas Festivals [by Pan [Dr Peter Austin Nuttall], in Gentleman's Magazine; & Historical Chronicle, Vol.XCIV Pt.2:Sup (New Ser. Vol.17), Jul.-Dec. 1824, pp.589-590 - extract from Mummers, by [Anon], in Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser, Vol.LVIII No.-, 30th Dec. 1824, p.2d - Raheny "mummers" seen at Williamstown]
067 * Christy Nulty : Pt.3 [CD for sale: Audio about Naul mummers]
068 * Dublin [in Dublin Journal, No.2063, 20th Dec. 1746, p.2a - Lord Mayor yesterday published Proclamation against Mummers (non-play ?) - Subscription required for Gale: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers]
069 * Ireland [in Daily Journal, No.2498, 9th Jan. 1729, p.2a - skirmish last Thursday between two groups of Mummers (non-play ?) - Subscription required for Gale: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers]
070 * Ireland [in Penny London Post; or, The Morning Advertiser, No.1365, 4th Jan. 1751, p.2b - shoemaker assaulted by Mummers (non-play ?) in Dublin on Christmas Day - Subscription required for Gale: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers]
071 * Margaret Thorpe : Pt.2 [CD for sale: Audio about [Sword Mummers?]]
072 * Old Skerries: A Selection of Folklore and Folkways [by Skerries Historical Society, [1995] - paper read by Joan Desmond, 1995 - St Patrick's Boys' National School [, Skerries] - texts from Irish Folklore Commission - Schools' Manuscript Collection]
073 * Swords Mummers [photos; extract from Fair Fingall, by Patrick Archer, n.d.]

Fermanagh

074 * All Silver and No Brass: An Irish Christmas Mumming [by Henry Glassie. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983 - Subscription required for Questia]
075 * Armagh County Museum [Mummers' tall straw mask of Derrylin Mummers held [- in fact, from Fermanagh]]
076 * Aughakillymaude Community Mummers / Aughakillymaude Community Association [photos; programme]
077 * BBC - A Sense of Place Northern Ireland - Aughakillymaude Community Mummers [Includes photos]
078 * BBC Radio 4 - Home Truths, 15th Dec. 2003 [Audio of Bryan Gallagher - Mummers at Derrylin]
079 * BBC Radio Ulster - Your Place and Mine, 8th Sep. 2007 [Aughakillymaude Community Mummers]
080 * Community Creators [2005, JULY: Heritage (Aughakillymaude Community Mummers)]
081 * Cormac [by Cormac MacConnell, in Irish Emigrant, 24th Dec. 2004 - at Tonyloman, Cleenish]
082 * Feenish Productions - Mummers, Masks and Mischief [Video of Aughakillymaude Community Mummers]
083 * Feenish Productions - Spléachadh [1 of 32 - Video of Aughakillymaude Community Mummers, 2002]
084 * Irish entertainment at GSU [in B.U. Bridge, Vol.II No.3, 7th Aug. 1998 - Photo of (CSI) Enniskillen St Michael's Unit]
085 * Mummers in Ireland [index to Gordon Ridgewell, in FLS News, No.48, Feb. 2006, p.14 - extract from Impartial Reporter and Farmers' Journal, 10th Dec. 1998 [sic], p.37]
086 * Recollections of an Irish Doctor [by the late Lombe Atthill, 1911, pp.53-54 - ?, Magheraculmoney "mummers" fragment]
087 * The Stars of Ballymenone [extract from Henry Glassie, 2006, pp. - ? text]

Galway

088 * Siamsa

Kildare

089 * The Leadbeater Papers [by Mary Leadbeater, Vol.I 1862, p.58 - mummers on New Year's Day with "pickle-herring" at Ballitore, 1772; influence of Tumultuous Risings Act 1775 on their demise]

Kilkenny

090 * Ringville National School [, Rathpatrick] [at Glass House, Gorteens - from Irish Folklore Commission - Schools' Manuscript Collection - [incidentally, origin of Waterford crystal]]

Limerick

091 * The History, Topography, and Antiquities, of the County and City of Limerick; [by Rev P. Fitzgerald [Vicar of Cahircorney [Cahercorney]], 1826, Vol.I p.220 - mummers]

Londonderry

092 * Christmas Rimers in Ulster [by John P. Lamberton, in Notes and Queries, 11th Ser. Vol.VII No.173, 19th Apr. 1913, pp.311-312 - [unlocated] near Derry, early part of the nineteenth century - "in the Spring" [!] - informed by his father [Robert Lamberton]]
093 * Oliver Cromwell [by Hibernicus [pseud], in American Notes and Queries, Vol.VIII No.15, 13th Feb. 1892, p.170 - Derry fragment, early part of this century]
094 * Room to Rhyme [Book for sale: by Seamus Heaney, 2004 - published lecture mentioning Tamniaran [or Tamniarn], Ballyscullion & Tamlaghtduff, Ballyscullion fragments]
095 * Room-a-Room My Gallant Boys [by Aidan Farren, in Benbradagh, No.20, Christmas 1990, p.9 - at Dungiven]
096 * Room-a-Room My Gallant Boys [citation of Aidan Farren, in Benbradagh, No.20, Christmas 1990, p.9 - at Dungiven]

Louth

097 * Christmas Mumming in Ireland [by Bryan Jones, in Folk-Lore, Vol.XXVII No.3, Sep. 1916, pp.301-307 - Dundalk text; Braganstown, Stabannan text; "the ballad singers used to hawk broadsheets of mumming rhymes at Christmas time."; citation of Hibernian Country Pastimes and Festivals Fifty Years Since, by [Patrick Kennedy], in Dublin University Magazine, Vol.LXII No.CCCLXXI, Nov. 1863, pp.584-586]
098 * Wren Boys and Mummers [by John McCullagh, in Newry Journal, 30th Jan. 2005 - Dungooley [or Dungooly] fragment & at Crossmaglen, Armagh]

Mayo

099 * Ballinrobe Archaeological and Historical Society [Bernard Joyce - Mummers]
100 * Cloontia Mummers [photos]

Roscommon

101 * Ireland: Her Wit, Peculiarities and Popular Superstitions [extract from below]
102 * Irish Popular Superstitions [Continued] [by [W.R. Wilde], in Dublin University Magazine, Vol.XXXV No.CCV, Jan. 1850, pp.86-87; 98]

Sligo

103 * A Fairy Wind [CD for sale: by Joe McGowan and Friends, 2007 - Track 11]
104 * Echoes of a Savage Land [Book for sale: by Joe McGowan, 2001]
105 * Packie Harrison : Pt.2 [CD for sale: Audio about Creevymore, Ahamlish mummers]
106 * RTÉ - Nationwide [by Stella Carroll, 1st Dec. 2000 - Video of Knocknarea Mummers]
107 * Seamus Moore : Pt.2 [CD for sale: Audio about Drumfad, Ahamlish mummers]
108 * Sidhe Gaoithe' Mummers [photos]

Tyrone

109 * Christmas Customs [by John Gilmore, Title of 14th Dec. 1988 talk to West Tyrone Historical Society]
110 * Irish Film & Television Index [index to 'Room Boys, Room to Rhyme' - Video of Drumquin Mummers]
111 * Mumming with the Neighbors in West Tyrone [citation of Ray Cashman, in Journal of Folkore Research, Vol.37 No.1]
112 * Mumming with the Neighbors in West Tyrone [by Ray Cashman, in Journal of Folklore Research, Vol.37 No.1, Jan.-Apr. 2000, pp.73 - Subscription required for Questia]
113 * RootsWeb : Memories of Christmas Past- Christmas Rhymers [at Dunnamanagh [or Dunamanagh or Donemana or Donemanagh] / Dun na Manach]
114 * The News from Ballymongan [citation of Ray Cashman, in New Hibernia Review, Vol.3 No.2, Summer 1999 - at Ballymongan, Termonamonghan]
115 * Ulster American Folk Park [Activities include: 'Christmas in the Country' and 'Mummers' Festival']

Wexford

116 * An Irish Christmas Forty Years Since [by Mon Stafford [Michael Whitty ?], in Dublin and London Magazine, Vol.I No.10 Dec. 1825, pp.447, 444fn - "mummers" at Rathangan, Duncormick]
117 * Ask About Ireland : Wexford County Library : Traditions and Customs Gallery [Numerous photos of, and images of articles on Mummers]
118 * Banks of the Boro: A Chronicle of the County of Wexford [by Patrick Kennedy, 1867, pp.226-232 - as his article but without footnotes]
119 * Christmas Customs in Ireland [by S. Redmond, in Notes and Queries, 3rd Ser. Vol.VIII No.207, 16th Dec. 1865, pp.495-496 - "Mummers" (non-play ?) in south-east, not now to be met with]
120 * County Wexford Oral History Programme [CD for hire: Audio of interview with Jim Parle - about his the Mummers of Wexford, 2001; review, by Ron Shuttleworth; in Traditional Drama Forum, No.3, Oct. 2001; By Bishop's Rath and Norman Fort : The Story of Piercestown-Murrintown [Drinagh], by Furlong et al., 1994 - ch. by him; his The Rosslare Strand Mummers, in Rosslare in History, No.2, 2007]
121 * Customs Peculiar to Certain Days, Formerly Observed in County Kildare [citation of Omurethi [Lord Walter FitzGerald][son of 4th Duke of Leinster], in Journal of the Co. Kildare Archaeological Society and Surrounding Districts, Vol.V No.6, Jul. 1908, pp.439-455 - "Mummers" around the Baronies of Forth and Bargy]
122 * Exploring 20th Century London [image archive] [Photo of Wexford mummers at Kensington, n.d.]
123 * extracts from The Free Press and People, 1924-1965 [Including announcements and reports of Mumming competitions in Camross Hall]
124 * Folk Traditions of Taghmon Parish [by Jacqui Sidney, in Journal of Taghmon Historical Society, No.4, 2001]
125 * Hibernian Country Pastimes and Festivals Fifty Years Since [by [Patrick Kennedy], in Dublin University Magazine, Vol.LXII No.CCCLXXI, Nov. 1863, pp.584-586 - Ballybrennan text]
126 * Irish Minstrels and Musicians [by Francis O'Neill, 1913, p.? - 'The Mummers' or Droghedy March' - [near?] Scarawalsh, Ballycarney]
127 * Irish Nóiníns (Daisies) [by Patrick Joseph McCall, 1894, pp.88-90 - 'The Mummers of Bargy']
128 * Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts [by Patrick Kennedy, 1866, pp.26fn, viii - as his article]
129 * Leinster Folk-Lore : Pt.III [by [Anon][Patrick Kennedy], in Dublin University Magazine, Vol.LX No.CCCLV, Jul. 1862, p.72fn - 'Adventures of Gilla na Chreck an Gour']
130 * Memories of the Mummers [citation of Kilmore Parish Journal, No.30, 2001-2002]
131 * Mummers [index to Irish Book Lover, Vol.XVIII No.6, Nov.-Dec. 1930, p.173 - citation of The Mummers' Rhymes : An Old Collection, by Edward O'Toole, in Ireland's Own, Vol.56 No.1457, 1 Nov. 1930, p.421ab; Vol.56 No.1458, 8 Nov. 1930, p.457abc; Vol.56 No.1459, 15 Nov. 1930, p.482abc; Vol.56 No.1460, 22 Nov. 1930, p.496abc - "Mummers" text]
132 * Mummers of County Wexford [index to Fred Heneghan, in Irish Book Lover, Vol.XVII No.2, Mar.-Apr. 1929, pp.59-61 - extract from article, in Daily Chronicle, 2nd Mar. 1929]
133 * On the Inhabitants and Dialect of the Barony of Forth, in the County of Wexford [by Very Rev C.W. Russell [President of St Patrick's College, Maynooth], in The Atlantis, Vol.I No.I, ? 1858, p.240 - Duncormick seen at Kilmore - ballad]
134 * Swapping Pikes for Mumming Gear [by Paddy Berry, in Treoir, Vol.31 No.1, - 1999, p.14]
135 * The Esperance Morris Book : Part I [3rd edition] [by Mary Neal, 1910, p.4 - [ferry from Fishguard, Pembrokeshire to Rosslare Harbour, Wexford]]
136 * The Wexford Mummers' Play [by N.A. Hudleston, in The Past, No.7, 1964, pp.152-171, 6-7 - most lines informed by John Pierce of Rosslare Harbour - citation of Irish Nóiníns (Daisies), by Patrick Joseph McCall, 1894, pp.88-90]

[General]

137 * A Grammar of the Iberno-Celtic, or Irish Language [2nd edition only] [by Lieut Col Charles Vallancey, 1782, 'An Essay on the Celtic Language:', p.67 - mummers on New Year's Day in all parts]
138 * A Merry Christmas : Memories of Christmas Revels all over the World [by John Savage [born at Dublin], in The Shamrock, Vol.XIII No.480, 24th Dec. 1875, pp.201; 202 - as below [missing end]]
139 * A Merry Christmas : Memories of Christmas Revels all over the World [by [Editor][John Savage][born at Dublin], in Manhattan and De La Salle Monthly, New Ser. Vol.II No.12, Dec. 1875, pp.282-283; 285-286 - (Sandys;) fragment]
140 * Altan Band [Sometime performers of mummers play - See: www.altan.ie/news/items/item-86.phtml]
141 * An Historical Essay on the Irish Stage [by Joseph C. Walker, in Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy, [Vol.II], 1788, p.78fn - in Ireland; (citation of Remarks on the text, and last edition of Shakespear, by Mr Ritson; May boys) - Subscription required for Gale: Eighteenth Century Collections Online]
142 * An Historical Review of the State of Ireland, [by Francis Plowden, 1805, Vol.I Appendix p.12 - "No histriones, mummers or players at Christmas or Easter."]
143 * Bob Johnston Baskets [for sale: sculpture - mummer's willow masks; traditional - mummer's straw mask]
144 * Centre for Migration Studies [Booklist for sale]
145 * English As We Speak It in Ireland [by P.W. Joyce, 1910, pp.172-173[ - 'Alphabetical List of Persons' not scanned - "* Kinahan, G.H.; Dublin. (Collection gathered from all Ireland.)"]]
146 * Exploring the Irish Mumming Tradition with GIS [Book for sale: by Amanda McMullan, in Senses of Place: Senses of Time, ed. by G.J. Ashworth & Brian Graham, 2005, chap.6]
147 * From Corrib to Cultra [Book for sale: ed. by Owen, 2000]
148 * Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards [by Joseph C. Walker, 1786, pp.152-154 - Subscription required for Gale: Eighteenth Century Collections Online]
149 * Hogmanay Night [by Ollamh Fodhla [pseud], in Ulster Journal of Archaeology, [Ser.1] Vol.8, 1860, p.150 - like our Christmas rhymers]
150 * Irish Folk Drama [by Ruarí Ó Caomhanach, in Musical Traditions, 16th Dec. 1998]
151 * Mappers, Mummers, Rebels, and Masks: Traces of a Cultural Diaspora in Plantation Ulster [citation of Patrick Tuite, at The 11th Graduate Irish Studies Conference, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 26th-28th Mar. 1999]
152 * Mummers [citation of Aidan O'Hara, in Irish Music Magazine, Dec. 1995]
153 * Mummers [index to Archaeology Ireland, Iss.10, pp.132-]
154 * Mummers [index to Irish Book Lover, Vol.XX No.4, Jul.-Aug. 1932, p.91 - citation of Irish Packet, 19th Dec. 1903]
155 * Mummers" in Ireland [in The Shamrock, Vol.III No.56, 26th Oct. 1867, p.56 - in northern counties; extract from Banks of the Boro:, by Mr Kennedy]
156 * Mummers, Masks, and the Materials for Resistance in the Kingdom of Ireland [citation of Patrick Tuite, at American Conference for Irish Studies: Mid-Atlantic Regional: Material Ireland/Virtual Ireland, University of Maryland, College Park, 24th-25th Oct. 2003]
157 * Observations on Popular Antiquities: [with additions] [by John Brand, rev. by Henry Ellis, 1813, Vol.I pp.354-358 - 'Mumming' - fnA - citation of Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards, by Joseph C. Walker, 1786, pp.152-154; (extract from An Abridgement of the Notable Worke of Polidore Vergile …, by Thomas Langley, 1546, f.Ciii; fnE - extract from Antiquarian Repertory, No.XXVI; extract from book - 'Introduction' to 'Survey of Wiltshire', by Aubrey)]
158 * Oliver Cromwell [by Tourist [pseud], in American Notes and Queries, Vol.VIII No.19, 12th Mar. 1892, pp.222-223 - extract from Chambers]
159 * Oliver Cromwell [by J.J. B., in American Notes and Queries, Vol.VIII No.22, 2nd Apr. 1892, pp.260-261 - [unlocated] "Mummers" (Wren Boys) song with fragment]
160 * Room to Rhyme' Research Project [University of Ulster, Academy for Irish Cultural Heritages - citation of Border-Crossing : Mumming in Cross-Border and Cross-Community Contexts, ed. by Buckley et al., 2007 - as at Mumming in Cross-Border and Cross-Community Contexts, University of Ulster, Derry, 2003]
161 * Room, boys, Room, give us Room to Rhyme: Models of Cultural Accommodation in Irish Mumming [by Seamas Ó Catháin, at his Inaugural Lecture - UCD News, Nov. 2002]
162 * Roots and Ramifications of "A Remarkable Fushion" : Aspects of the Development of the Irish Christmas Mummers' Play [Book for sale: by Seamas O Cathain, in Masks and Mumming in the Nordic Area, ed. by Terry Gunnell, 2007, pp.743-753]
163 * RTE - Rattlebag, 29th May 2003 [Audio of Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh - head of the 'Room to Rhyme' research project]
164 * Straw Costume in Irish Folk Customs [citation of Alan Gailey, in Folk Life, Vol.6, 1968]
165 * The Holiday Customs of Ireland [by James Mooney, in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol.XXVI No.130, Jul.-Dec. 1889, pp.(420-421 - fragment incorporated;) 422-423 - general]
166 * The Plays of William Shakespeare. … To which are added notes by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens [1st edition] [by William Shakespeare, 1773, Vol.V, p.48fn - 'The Life and Death of King John' - note by George Steevens]
167 * Ulster Folk & Transport Museum: Armagh Rhymers [Annual mummers play]

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