Inis (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Inis (B.) (school) (Ennis, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Proinnsias Ó Fionnmhacháin.

Original reference: 0610/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Blessed Wells (p. 001-002)
  2. Diseases and their Cures (p. 003-006)
  3. Superstitions (p. 007-009)
  4. Names of Lanes and Streets (p. 010-011)
  5. Weather - Sayings and Beliefs (p. 012-013)
  6. Games We Play (p. 014-016)
  7. How to Snare Birds (p. 017)
  8. Hunting with Beagles (p. 018-019)
  9. Pastimes - Snaring Rabbits (p. 020-021)
  10. Customs on Feast Days (p. 022-024)
  11. Ennis Abbey (p. 025-026)
  12. Haunted Places in the District - Daveren's Fort (p. 027-028)
  13. Haunted Places in the District - Daveren's Fort (p. 027-028)
  14. Newhall Lake (p. 029)
  15. Kilmaley Ghost (p. 030)
  16. Lake Raw (p. 031)
  17. Green's House (p. 031-032)
  18. Captain Mack's Cross (p. 032-033)
  19. Showground's Gate (p. 033)
  20. Peckford's House (p. 033-034)
  21. Matchmaking (p. 035-036)
  22. Special Days (p. 037-038)
  23. Pastimes (p. 039-041)
  24. People of the Road (p. 042-043)
  25. Care of the Feet (p. 044-048)
  26. Graveyard (p. 049-051)
  27. Hidden Treasure (p. 052-055)
  28. Biddy Early (p. 056-059)
  29. Herbs (p. 060-062)
  30. Old Proverbs (p. 063-066)
  31. Stories of Famous People - Fireball Mac Namara (p. 067)
  32. Stories of Famous People (p. 067-068)
  33. Stories of Famous People - Daniel O'Connell (p. 068-069)
  34. Stories of Famous People - Daniel O'Connell (p. 069-070)
  35. Old Riddles (p. 071-074)
  36. Superstitious Stories (p. 075)
  37. Superstitious Stories (p. 075-076)
  38. Superstitious Stories (p. 076-077)
  39. Old Industries and Trades (p. 078-081)
  40. My Native Town (p. 082-085)
  41. Famine (p. 086-088)
  42. Penal Days (p. 089-092)
  43. Fairies, Leprechauns, Ghosts and Giants (p. 093-099)
  44. Wakes and Funerals (p. 100)
  45. Wakes and Funerals (p. 101)
  46. Wakes and Funerals (p. 101-102)
  47. Wakes and Funerals (p. 102-103)
Origin information
Ennis, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 610, p. 1a-105)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Early, Biddy, 1798-1874   linked data (naf)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0610/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Clare schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <>
Supported by funding from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (Ireland), University College Dublin, and the National Folklore Foundation (Fondúireacht Bhéaloideas Éireann), 2014-2016.
Record source
Metadata creation date: 2014/2016 — Metadata created by Fiontar, Dublin City University, in collaboration with the National Folklore Collection UCD and UCD Library. Original Fiontar metadata converted into MODS by UCD Library.

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