Droichead an Chláir (B.). Clarecastle

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Droichead an Chláir (B.). Clarecastle (school) (Clarecastle, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Tomás Ó Háinlighe.

Original reference: 0607/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Treasure (p. 323-326)
  2. Funny Stories (p. 327-328)
  3. Funny Stories (p. 329-333)
  4. Riddles (p. 330-332)
  5. Long ago the people used griddle bread. (p. 334)
  6. Seanchas i dTaobh na hAimsire (p. 335-338)
  7. Daoine Cáiliúla (p. 340-342)
  8. Plague (p. 343)
  9. Old Schools (p. 344)
  10. Pishogues (p. 345-347)
  11. Cures (p. 348-349)
  12. Fields (p. 351-353)
  13. Whips (p. 354)
  14. Cloth (p. 355-356)
  15. Pastimes (p. 357-360)
  16. Feasts (p. 361-363)
  17. Cures (p. 364-365)
  18. Special Days (p. 366)
  19. Lucht Siúil (p. 367)
  20. Old Games (p. 368-369)
  21. Games (p. 369-371)
  22. Games (p. 371-373)
  23. Timber Ploughs and Forks (p. 374)
  24. Mo Cheantar Féin (p. 376-377)
  25. District Roads (p. 378-380)
  26. Streams (p. 353-381)
  27. Wild Animals (p. 382-383)
  28. Blessed Wells (p. 384-385)
  29. Churn (p. 386-389)
  30. Proverbs (p. 390-392)
  31. Farm Animals (p. 393-395)
  32. Potatoes (p. 396-397)
  33. Forts (p. 398)
  34. Landlords (p. 399)
  35. Meals (p. 400A)
  36. Bread (p. 400B)
  37. Shipwrecks (p. 400C)
  38. Mermaid (p. 400D)
  39. Leprechaun (p. 400E)
Origin information
Clarecastle, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 607, p. 322-400E)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Epidemics   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
School location
ClarecastleDroichead an ChláirClarecastleClareabbeyIslandsClare
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0607/3

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:49223395>
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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