Michéal O Díarmada is a native of Croballey. His grandfather was born in 1849, and left with Michael a legacy of folk memory dating back to that time. This recording is about the customs, beliefs and traditions of South Kilkenny, its traditional healers, pisheog workers, folk beliefs, stories about the supernatural, the festivals and their celebration, the place-names and their meanings. This recording gives a clear account of the country people and their beliefs.
Keywords: folklore, customs, beliefs, traditions, healers, pisheogs, supernatural, festivals, place names