Drumcharley, An Tulach

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Drumcharley, An Tulach (school) (Drumcharley, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire Nig Dhubháin.

Original reference: 0590/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Story (p. 079-080)
  2. Story (p. 081-084)
  3. Graveyards (p. 085-086)
  4. Boxty Bread (p. 087)
  5. Forts (p. 088)
  6. Big Wind (p. 089-091)
  7. Roslara Lake (p. 092)
  8. People Long Ago (p. 093)
  9. Hidden Treasure (p. 094-095)
  10. Riddles (p. 096-097)
  11. St Moculla (p. 098-099)
  12. Story (p. 100-101)
  13. Story (p. 102-104)
  14. Halloween Customs (p. 105)
  15. Farming Implements (p. 106-107)
  16. Making of Linen (p. 108)
  17. Miltown Castle (p. 109)
  18. Habit of Our Ancestors (p. 110-111)
  19. Story (p. 112-114)
  20. Story (p. 115-116)
  21. Holy Wells (p. 117-118)
  22. Story (p. 119)
  23. Proverbs (p. 120-121)
  24. Seanfhocail (p. 122-123)
  25. Old Cures (p. 124-125)
  26. Well of Tubber Macshane (p. 126-127)
  27. Making of Candles (p. 128-129)
  28. Pisreoga (p. 130-131)
  29. Old Cures (p. 132-133)
  30. Leather Tanning (p. 134-135)
  31. St Stephen's Day Customs (p. 136)
  32. Basket-Making (p. 137-138)
  33. Life of Biddy Beag (p. 139-140)
  34. Biddy Collins (p. 141-142)
  35. How the People Used to Wash Their Clothes Long Ago (p. 143)
  36. Story (p. 144-145)
  37. Story (p. 146-149)
  38. Biddy Molqueen (p. 150-151)
  39. Holy Well (p. 152)
Origin information
Drumcharley, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 590, p. 78-152)
English  irish  
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Tanning   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DrumcharleyDrumcharleyTullaTulla UpperClare
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0590/2

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:51776175>
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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