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  1. Settlement
    1. landscape (~950)
    2. villages (~1,258)
    3. the dwelling-house (~1,318)
    4. housebuilding (~67)
    5. floors (~6)
    6. walls and materials (~174)
    7. doors and windows (~21)
    8. hearth and chimney (~158)
    9. divisions of the house (~51)
    10. furniture (~29)
    11. roofs / thatching (~218)
    12. sod-hut (~1)
    13. interior (~36)
    14. the farmyard (~89)
    15. farm enclosure (~73)
    16. outbuildings (~8)
    17. haggard / granary (~18)
    18. the well (~3)
    19. fences / boundaries (~6)
    20. gates and gaps (~66)
    21. fields (~12)
    22. temporary dwelling (~7)
    23. ancient monuments (~84)
    24. old buildings (~10)
    25. religious buildings (~137)
    26. castles (~28)
    27. old burial grounds (~4)
    28. graves (~33)
    29. memorials of the dead (~4)
    30. stone heap memorials (~5)
    31. carved stones (~39)
    32. crosses (~29)
  2. Livelihood and Housekeeping
    1. hunting / fowling (~19)
    2. fishing (~162)
    3. fishing-boats (~77)
    4. null (~6)
    5. beach-combing (~6)
    6. fishing equipment (~90)
    7. farm animals (~4)
    8. cows (~20)
    9. horses (~13)
    10. donkeys (~4)
    11. sheep (~24)
    12. goats (~7)
    13. household pets (~5)
    14. farming (~12)
    15. farm implements (~110)
    16. tools (~10)
    17. drainage (~1)
    18. tillage (~100)
    19. reaping (~8)
    20. threshing (~8)
    21. manuring (~4)
    22. harvest (~137)
    23. crops (~3)
    24. seaweed gathering (~32)
    25. flax / linen (~7)
    26. trade / profession (~2)
    27. herding (~2)
    28. cooper (~21)
    29. basket-maker (~27)
    30. wheelwright (~1)
    31. spinner (~25)
    32. weaver (~1)
    33. knitting (~2)
    34. dyeing (~4)
    35. doctor (~3)
    36. blacksmith (~36)
    37. shoe-maker (~19)
    38. lime-burner (~8)
    39. mining (~1)
    40. moulding (metal) (~5)
    41. milling (~61)
    42. carpenter (~55)
    43. rope-making (~19)
    44. stonemason (~3)
    45. tinsmith (~9)
    46. woollen products (~3)
    47. potter / pottery (~41)
    48. sculptor / sculpture (~2)
    49. grinder / sharpener (~4)
    50. painting (~11)
    51. lighting (~10)
    52. fuel (~71)
    53. dairy products (~39)
    54. meat (~1)
    55. wild fruit (~1)
    56. bread (~22)
    57. types of food (~2)
    58. household vessels (~1)
    59. barrel (~1)
    60. can (~1)
    61. basket (~12)
    62. cooking (~3)
    63. household implements (~33)
    64. washing / shaving the person (~2)
    65. pump / domestic wells (~17)
  3. Communication and Trade
    1. roads / paths (~70)
    2. fords / bridges (~70)
    3. carts (~92)
    4. horse-riding (~3)
    5. bicycles / motorcars (~3)
    6. sled (~16)
    7. trains (~146)
    8. hotels (~1)
    9. carriages (~6)
    10. carrying loads (persons) (~4)
    11. carrying loads (animals) (~50)
    12. barrows (~9)
    13. communication (~3)
    14. postal communication (~4)
    15. water transport (~20)
    16. skin boats (currachs) (~315)
    17. boats (~443)
    18. ships (~11)
    19. sailing (~1)
    20. boatbuilding (~150)
    21. harbours (~84)
    22. lighthouses (~1)
    23. air travel (~5)
    24. commerce (~2)
    25. weights and measures (~5)
    26. shops (~565)
    27. buying and selling (~2)
    28. fairs (~4)
    29. special fairs (~4)
    30. markets (~43)
  4. The Community
    1. clothes (~4)
    2. belts (~1)
    3. children's clothing (~5)
    4. women's clothing (~1)
    5. cloaks (~4)
    6. shawls (~2)
    7. men's clothing (~5)
    8. boots / shoes (~1)
    9. hats (~2)
    10. special occasion clothing (~1)
    11. rich and poor (~5)
    12. the Travelling Community (~15)
    13. society, people (~24)
    14. social gatherings (~14)
    15. public houses (~18)
    16. kinship (~5)
    17. practice of religion (~20)
    18. clergy / religious orders (~1)
    19. Catholic Mass (~10)
    20. Protestant Churches in Ireland (~2)
    21. clergy (~4)
    22. schools (~19)
    23. teachers (~1)
    24. slogans / notices (~1)
    25. prisons (~2)
    26. evictions (~1)
    27. the army (~7)
    28. soldiers (~9)
    29. towns / cities (~61)
  5. Human Life
    1. men / boys (~52)
    2. women / girls (~37)
    3. young and old (~10)
    4. children (~7)
    5. types of people (~4)
    6. sport (~49)
    7. people (~5)
    8. marriage (~6)
    9. married persons (~1)
    10. wedding guests (~1)
    11. funerals (~4)
    12. graveyards (~3)
    13. null (~1)
  6. Nature
    1. rivers (~5)
    2. rocks (~16)
    3. lakes (~12)
    4. islands (~7)
    5. the sea (~26)
    6. bogs (~3)
    7. heights (~5)
    8. wells (~15)
    9. holy wells (Connaught) (~24)
    10. holy wells (Leinster) (~187)
    11. holy wells (Munster) (~454)
    12. holy wells (Ulster) (~32)
    13. water (~10)
    14. forests (~10)
    15. fire (~1)
    16. trees / bushes (~32)
    17. plants / herbs (~1)
    18. animals (~8)
    19. birds (~3)
    20. fish (~3)
  7. Folk Medicine
    1. medical equipment (~1)
    2. healing (~1)
  8. Time and Festivals
    1. sundials (~7)
    2. special occasions (~4)
    3. feasts of the year (~5)
    4. patterns (~6)
    5. processions (~31)
    6. St. Brigid’s Day (~10)
    7. St. Patrick’s Day (~23)
    8. Easter (~9)
    9. May Day (~15)
    10. Feast of St. John (~37)
    11. Garland Sunday (~3)
    12. Hallowe’en (~1)
    13. Christmas (~27)
    14. St. Stephen’s Day / Wren Boys (~176)
    15. local feasts / Twelfth of July (~58)
    16. May (~2)
  9. Popular Belief and Practice
    1. extraordinary phenomena (~1)
    2. stones (~5)
    3. bird parts (~1)
    4. religious items (~3)
  10. Mythological Tradition
    1. fairy places (~1)
    2. fairy wind (~1)
    3. spirits in the form of animals (~1)
  11. Historical Tradition
    1. famous people (chronological) (~5)
    2. political history (~8)
    3. null (~1)
    4. local traditions (~4)
    5. strife and combat (~7)
    6. other manuscripts (~1)
  12. Religious Tradition
    1. the Catholic Church (~1)
    2. saints (~1)
  13. Folklore Collecting
    1. informants (Munster) (~589)
    2. informants (Leinster) (~112)
    3. informants (Connaught) (~259)
    4. informants (Ulster) (~243)
    5. informants (Scotland) (~6)
    6. informants (overseas) (~17)
    7. informants (Isle of Man) (~3)
    8. work of the Irish Folklore Commission (~73)
    9. officials of the Irish Folklore Commission (~77)
    10. portraits of the irish Folklore Commission (~5)
    11. friends of the Irish Folklore Commission (~54)
    12. launches / exhibitions of Irish folklore (~8)
  14. Games and Pastimes
    1. Hallowe'en games (~9)
    2. stick games (~2)
    3. cord games (~25)
    4. game of conkers (chestnuts) (~3)
    5. counting games (~5)
    6. musicmaking (~9)
    7. musical instruments (~17)
    8. musicians (~546)
    9. dance (~29)
    10. singing (~521)
    11. drama (~1)
    12. mumming (~2)
    13. hurling (~2)
    14. games of strength (~5)
    15. bullet throwing (~1)
    16. tug of war (~2)
    17. contests of speed (~4)
    18. running (~2)
    19. walking (~16)
    20. climbing (~2)
    21. water sports (~6)