1Wilde, Lady Jane Francesca, and W. R. Wilde. Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms & Superstitions of Ireland: with Sketches of the Irish past. London: Chatto & Windus, 1902. 142.
Lady Wilde made use of her husband's field notes as the source of her renditions of Irish folklore. But, as Maire McNeill put it, "She used them more romantically than critically." (MacNeill, Maire. The Festival of Lughnasa. London: Oxford University Press, 1962. 34.)