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Cill Mháille (C.), Inis

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cill Mháille (C.), Inis (school) (Kilmaley, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Nóra Ní Asaoid.

Original reference: 0608/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. St Maley (p. 235-239)
  2. Ruins (p. 240-241)
  3. Pisrogues (p. 242-243)
  4. Making Butter (p. 244-251)
  5. Diarmuid and Grania while on their flight... (p. 252-253)
  6. Uí Chormac was the inheritance of the O'Hehirs. (p. 253-254)
  7. Ruling Irish Family or Clan (p. 254-255)
  8. At Coor Spa near Ennis in the bed of the Inch river... (p. 255-256)
  9. At the west side of the Ennis and Kilrush road about one mile and a half west... (p. 256)
  10. Northwards the Inch river from Mahonburg bridge... (p. 256-257)
  11. Folk Cures for Consumption (p. 257-258)
  12. Folk Cures and Charms (p. 258-271)
  13. It is not right to meddle with a fort as you may suffer. (p. 271-273)
  14. Banshee (p. 273-274)
  15. When the Mc Namara's built their house in Tortville, Kilmaley... (p. 274)
  16. Mermaid (p. 274)
  17. Mermaid at New Hall (p. 275)
  18. Crying is heard before a person dies... (p. 276-277)
  19. Legends (p. 278)
  20. St Joseph's Well Loughburke (p. 278)
  21. Holy Wells (p. 279-281)
  22. The belief that gold was hidden in Ballymacooda has persisted for centuries... (p. 282-285)
  23. Bandle Cloth Shirts (p. 285-286)
  24. Frieze (p. 286-289)
  25. Oíche Fhéile Bríde (p. 290-293)
  26. The Church in Kilmaley graveyard was supposed to be knocked down... (p. 293-294)
  27. Cnoc an Aodhaire overlooking Ballymacooda lake where the Hogans and Flannerys live at present. (p. 294-295)
  28. Old Marcus Keane evicted 14 families from Beechpark... (p. 295-296)
  29. Hurling Tournament (p. 296-298)
  30. Cúl an Each (Cullinagh nó Cullinach) a part of the townland... (p. 299)
  31. Teachers (p. 299)
  32. Father Lynch a native of Kilmaley built the present chapel... (p. 299-300)
  33. Fair of Connolly 13th June,(revived again now), Races of Connolly in summer (p. 300-301)
  34. The Friars hid books in Michael Sheedy's place... (p. 301)
  35. At a funeral the coffin must be brought out... (p. 301)
  36. Giving the New Year (p. 301-302)
  37. Lighting the Christmas candles... (p. 302-304)
  38. There is a great Giodam on you... (p. 305)
  39. Mícheál Fhlainn - The Neylon family (p. 305)
  40. Oidhche inide gan feóil lá nodhlag mór gan ím... (p. 306-308)
  41. Thomas Sullivan who was the parish clerk in Kilmaley... (p. 308-309)
  42. Tuar a' toileáin in Knockatona Kilmaley, Co Clare... (p. 310-312)
  43. There used to be famous races at Ballycoree... (p. 312-313)
  44. To find a horseshoe is lucky... (p. 313)
  45. In this parish an old shoe is tied to the car... (p. 314)
  46. The corpse was washed by some neighbouring woman. (p. 314-318)
  47. When the digging of the potatoes was finished the largest were picked. (p. 318-320)
  48. On Easter Sunday morning each man used to eat 4 eggs. (p. 320-323)
  49. Beggars were never turned away from the houses especially in Kilmaley (p. 323-324)
  50. No harpers but pipers - Noonan, Clery, Stack Píobaire na Prairithe... (p. 324)
  51. May Day etc. (p. 325-326)
  52. Funny Story (p. 327)
  53. Long ago there lived in this parish a very old Parish Priest. (p. 328)
  54. Riddles (p. 329-330)
  55. Signs of the Weather (p. 331-333)
  56. Famous Men (p. 334-335)
  57. Folklore (p. 336-337)
  58. Troubles (p. 337-339)
  59. Storms (p. 339-341)
  60. Storms (p. 341-344)
  61. Old Schools (p. 344-346)
  62. Old Trades (p. 346-347)
  63. Marriages (p. 348-349)
  64. Penal Days (p. 349-351)
  65. Mo Cheantar Féin (p. 352-354)
  66. Laethanta Áirithe (p. 355-357)
  67. Féilí na Bliana (p. 358-365)
  68. Ráthanna agus Liosanna (p. 365-368)
Origin information
Kilmaley, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 608, p. 234-368)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Tuberculosis   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Animals, Mythical   linked data (lcsh)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KilmaleyCill MháilleKilmaleyKilmaleyIslandsClare
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0608/4

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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