Cluain an Iubhair

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cluain an Iubhair (school) (Cloonanure, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Séamus Ó Háinlighe.

Original reference: 0187/6

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Storm in this Locality (p. 371-372)
  2. Weather-Lore (p. 373-376)
  3. Great Mowers (p. 377-379)
  4. Local Marriage Customs (p. 380-383)
  5. Strong Men of the Locality (p. 384-387)
  6. Song Composed Locally (p. 388-390)
  7. Collection of Prayers (p. 391-392)
  8. Churning (p. 393-396)
  9. Great Walkers and Great Jumpers of this Locality (p. 397-401)
  10. Fairy Tale (p. 402-405)
  11. Herbs (p. 406-408)
  12. Landlord (p. 409-411)
  13. Fairy Forts (p. 412-413)
  14. Hidden Treasure (p. 414-416)
  15. Riddles I Have Heard Locally (p. 417-430)
  16. Local Happenings (p. 431-434)
  17. Local Place Names (p. 435-438)
  18. Old Crafts (p. 439-441)
  19. Care of the Feet (p. 442-445)
  20. My Home District (p. 446-447)
  21. Old Crafts (p. 448-450)
  22. Local Cures (p. 451-454)
  23. Great Runner (p. 455-457)
  24. Old Graveyards (p. 458-460)
  25. Local Cures (p. 461-465)
  26. Penal Times (p. 466-469)
  27. Lore of Certain Days (p. 470-472)
  28. Lore of Certain Days (p. 473-475)
  29. Famine Times (p. 476-478)
  30. Bread (p. 479-482)
  31. Homemade Toys (p. 483-485)
  32. Old Houses (p. 486-489)
  33. Local Fairs (p. 490-492)
  34. Festival Customs (p. 493-500)
  35. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 501-503)
  36. Giants and Warriors of Former Times (p. 504-505)
  37. Objects and Emblems of Value (p. 506-507)
  38. Games I Play (p. 508-512)
  39. Games I Play (p. 513-518)
  40. Travelling Folk (p. 519-521)
  41. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 522-523)
  42. Local Fairs (p. 524-527)
  43. Old Story (p. 528-529)
  44. Old Story (p. 530-536)
  45. Old Story (p. 537-540)
  46. Old Story (p. 541-546)
  47. Old Story (p. 547-554)
Origin information
Cloonanure, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 187, p. 370-554)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CloonanureCluain an IúirCloonanureKilfreeCoolavinSligo
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0187/6

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Sligo 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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