Lacken (B.), Cill Mhichíl

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Lacken (B.), Cill Mhichíl (school) (Lacken, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher M. Ó Maonaigh.

Original reference: 0602/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Composition - Weather Forecasts (p. 083-084)
  2. Composition - Hidden Treasures (p. 084-085)
  3. Composition - Hidden Treasures (p. 085-086)
  4. Composition - Old Trades (p. 086-088)
  5. Composition - Marriages (p. 089-090)
  6. Composition - Cures (p. 091-092)
  7. Composition - Games (p. 092-094)
  8. Composition - Feast Days (p. 095-097)
  9. Easter Sunday (p. 098)
  10. Composition - Travellers (p. 098-099)
  11. Composition - Blessed Wells (p. 100-101)
  12. Herbs (p. 102-103)
  13. Clothes (p. 104-106)
  14. Fairs (p. 107-108)
  15. Shops (p. 109-110)
  16. Blacksmith and his Forge (p. 111-112)
  17. Food in Olden Times (p. 113-115)
  18. Care of the Feet (p. 116-117)
  19. Farm Animals (p. 118-120)
  20. Houses in Olden Times (p. 121-123)
  21. Graveyards (p. 124-125)
  22. My Own Parish (p. 126-128)
Origin information
Lacken, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 602, p. 82-128)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
LackenAn LeacainLackenKilmihilClonderalawClare
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0602/2

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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