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Díseart, Inis

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Díseart, Inis (school) (Dysert, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Séamus Mac Glúin.

Original reference: 0613/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Hidden Gold (p. 003)
  2. Hidden Gold (p. 004-006)
  3. Hidden Gold (p. 007-009)
  4. Gold in Doolough (p. 010-011)
  5. Hidden Gold (p. 012-014)
  6. Churn (p. 015-017)
  7. Gabha na gCleas (p. 019-025)
  8. My Townland (p. 026-029)
  9. Feasts of the Year - Christmas (p. 030-032)
  10. Strong Man of Rath (p. 033-034)
  11. Cures (p. 035-038)
  12. Marriages (p. 039-042)
  13. The Broc Sí of Rath (p. 043-045)
  14. Story (p. 046-047)
  15. Story (p. 048-051)
  16. Eleven Swans (p. 052-056)
  17. Liver Complaint (p. 057-059)
  18. Old Schools (p. 060-062)
  19. Sayings that People Have (p. 063-064)
  20. May Day Customs (p. 065-066)
  21. Blessed Well (p. 067-069)
  22. Houses of Long Ago (p. 070-073)
  23. Clothes (p. 074-076)
  24. Place Names (p. 077-078)
  25. Place Names (p. 079)
Origin information
Dysert, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 613, p. 1-79)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
belief   linked data (afset)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DysertAn DíseartDysertClare
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0613/1

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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