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Carrowbawn, Cill Dá Lua

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Carrowbawn, Cill Dá Lua (school) (Carrowbaun, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire, Bean Uí Ghadhnair.

Original reference: 0588/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Story (p. 107)
  2. Story (p. 108)
  3. Proverbs (p. 109-111)
  4. True Story (p. 112)
  5. Story about Biddy Earley (p. 113)
  6. Story (p. 114)
  7. Story (p. 115)
  8. Story (p. 116)
  9. Travelling People (p. 117-118)
  10. True Story (p. 119)
  11. Superstitious Beliefs (p. 120-121)
  12. Weather-Lore (p. 122-124)
  13. Farm Animals (p. 125-127)
  14. My Own Townland (p. 128-129)
  15. Forts (p. 130)
  16. Riddles (p. 131-136)
  17. Games (p. 137-138)
  18. Games (p. 139)
  19. True Story (p. 140)
  20. Our Local Graveyards (p. 141-142)
  21. Place Names (p. 143-144)
  22. Hurling (p. 145-146)
  23. Bread (p. 147-148)
  24. Lonesome Gap (p. 149-151)
  25. Herbs and their Uses (p. 152)
  26. Greenbroom (p. 153-154)
  27. Folklore (p. 155-158)
  28. Feast Days (p. 159-162)
  29. Churning (p. 163-164)
  30. Pastimes (p. 165-166)
  31. Shrovetide (p. 167)
  32. District Roads (p. 168-169)
Origin information
Carrowbaun, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 588, p. 107a-169)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
School location
CarrowbaunAn Cheathrú BhánCarrowbaunKillaloeTulla LowerClare
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0588/3

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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