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Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Clais (school) (Clash, Co. Tipperary), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Cristíona Ní Chearbhalláinn.

Original reference: 0536/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Tipperary schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 031-033)
  2. Funny Story (p. 034-035)
  3. Riddles (p. 036-039)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 040-042)
  5. Weather-Lore (p. 043-046)
  6. Local Heroes (p. 047-048)
  7. Singer (p. 049-052)
  8. Storm (p. 053-054)
  9. Severe Thunderstorm (p. 054-056)
  10. Old Schools (p. 057-059)
  11. Old Crafts (p. 060-062)
  12. Local Marriage Customs (p. 063-065)
  13. Penal Day (p. 066-067)
  14. Local Place Names (p. 068-071)
  15. Bird-Lore (p. 072-079)
  16. Local Cures (p. 080-083)
  17. Local Cures (p. 084-087)
  18. Homemade Toys (p. 088-090)
  19. Lore of Certain Days (p. 091-094)
  20. Travelling Folk (p. 094-097)
  21. Fairy Forts (p. 098-101)
  22. Local Poets (p. 102-104)
  23. Famine Times (p. 105)
  24. Games I Play (p. 106-107)
  25. Local Roads (p. 107-110)
  26. Holy Wells (p. 110-112)
  27. Herbs (p. 113-115)
  28. Proverbs (p. 116-119)
  29. St Stephen's Day (p. 119-120)
  30. Shrove (p. 121)
  31. Easter (p. 122-123)
  32. May Day (p. 123-125)
  33. Galloping Hogan (p. 125-127)
  34. St John's Day (p. 127-128)
  35. November Eve (p. 128)
  36. Churning (p. 129)
  37. Care of the Feet (p. 130-131)
  38. Tailors (p. 132-133)
  39. Some Saint (p. 134-135)
  40. Any Landlord (p. 136-138)
  41. Old Song (p. 139-140)
  42. Giants and Warriors (p. 140-142)
  43. Castles (p. 143-144)
  44. Religious Story (p. 145)
  45. Old Churchyards (p. 146-147)
Origin information
Clash, Co. Tipperary
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 536, p. 31a-147)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Thunder   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
ClashAn ChlaisClashBallymackeyOrmond UpperTipperary
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0536/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Tipperary 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.

Rights & Usage Conditions

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Clais is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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