Cratloe (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cratloe (C.) (school) (Cratloe, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire Ní Shitric.

Original reference: 0597/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Historic Places in Cratloe (p. 101)
  2. Gallows Hill (p. 101)
  3. Cruachán (p. 101-102)
  4. Tale of the Penal Days (p. 103)
  5. Legend of Cratloe Woods (p. 103-105)
  6. Place Names (p. 106)
  7. Famous Men of Cratloe (p. 107-108)
  8. Weather-Signs (p. 108-109)
  9. Feasts of the Year (p. 110-111)
  10. Arts and Crafts of Cratloe (p. 112-113)
  11. Old Proverbs (p. 114)
  12. Stories (p. 115)
  13. Religious Man (p. 116)
  14. Exchange Is No Robbery (p. 117)
  15. Biddy Hehir (p. 118-119)
  16. Old Houses (p. 120-121)
  17. Old Houses (p. 121-122)
  18. Old Houses (p. 123-124)
  19. Bread-Making in Olden Times (p. 125-128)
  20. Bread-Making in Olden Times (p. 129-130)
  21. Bread-Making in Olden Times (p. 131-132)
  22. Games of Cratloe (p. 133-134)
  23. Games of Cratloe (p. 135-136)
  24. Games of Cratloe (p. 136-137)
  25. Butter-Making at Home (p. 138)
  26. Butter-Making at Home (p. 139)
  27. Marriages (p. 140)
  28. Marriages (p. 141)
  29. Marriages (p. 141-143)
  30. Care of the Feet (p. 144-145)
  31. Care of the Feet (p. 146-147)
  32. Prayers (p. 148-149)
  33. General Collection of Prayers (p. 150-152)
  34. Old Ruins in Cratloe (p. 153)
  35. Old Ruins (p. 153-154)
  36. Old Ruins (p. 154-156)
  37. Graveyards of Cratloe (p. 157)
  38. Wild Animals of Cratloe (p. 158-159)
  39. Farm Animals (p. 160-165)
  40. Stories of the Fianna (p. 166-168)
  41. Old Roads (p. 169)
  42. Food In Olden Times (p. 170-171)
  43. Fairs (p. 172-173)
  44. Fairs (p. 174)
  45. Smith and His Forge (p. 175)
  46. There is only on forge in Cratloe at the present day. (p. 176-177)
  47. Games I Play (p. 178-180)
  48. Games I Play (p. 181-183)
  49. Toys Made at Home by Children (p. 184-186)
  50. Toys at Home (p. 187-190)
  51. Religious Stories (p. 191-193)
  52. Story of the Wren and Spider (p. 193-194)
  53. Fish (p. 194)
  54. Candle (p. 194)
  55. Brooch (p. 194-195)
  56. When Our Lord was born in the stable at Bethlehem... (p. 195-196)
Origin information
Cratloe, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 597, p. 101a-196)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
belief   linked data (afset)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CratloeAn Chreatalach MhórCratloeKilfintinanBunratty LowerClare
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0597/2

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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