Scoil na mBráthar, Inis

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Scoil na mBráthar, Inis (school) (Ennis, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher An Br. Ó Lionnáin.

Original reference: 0609/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Inchiquinn Lake (p. 155-158)
  2. Ghost of Clare (p. 159-161)
  3. How My District Got Its Name (p. 162-164)
  4. Cistí Óir i bhFolach (p. 165-168)
  5. Folklore (p. 169-173)
  6. Old Ruin (p. 174-176)
  7. How Lough Derg Got Its Name (p. 177-178)
  8. Landlords (p. 179-181)
  9. Toureen Old House (p. 182-184)
  10. Cures (p. 185-186)
  11. Seanfhothrach (p. 187-188)
  12. Carraig na gCat (p. 189-191)
  13. Quin Abbey (p. 192-195)
  14. Omens (p. 196-197)
  15. Blessed Wells (p. 198-199)
  16. Scéal Grinn (p. 200-205)
  17. Seanchas i dtaobh na hAimsire (p. 206-209)
  18. Folklore (p. 210-213)
  19. Our Lady's Brooch (p. 214-215)
  20. Lios Dúin Bhearna (p. 216-217)
  21. New Hall (p. 218-220)
  22. Dysart (p. 221-222)
  23. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 223-226)
  24. Steele's Rock (p. 227-229)
  25. True Story (p. 230-231)
  26. Blessed Well and Other Stories (p. 232-234)
  27. Folklore (p. 235-237)
  28. There lived in Clare long ago a woman named Biddy Early. (p. 238)
  29. Story of an Old Ruin (p. 239-241)
  30. Killian (p. 242-243)
  31. Folklore (p. 244-245)
  32. Spanchill (p. 246-247)
  33. How Sean Got to Be the Mayor (p. 248-249)
  34. Monster (p. 250-253)
  35. Lemenagh Castle (p. 254-256)
  36. Biddy Early (p. 257-259)
  37. Crock of Gold (p. 260-262)
  38. Flight into Egypt (p. 263-265)
  39. Song (p. 266-267)
  40. Wells (p. 268-269)
Origin information
Ennis, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 609, p. 154-269)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Early, Biddy, 1798-1874   linked data (naf)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0609/2

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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