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Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Eidhneach (school) (Inagh, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Sr Mac Gearachaigh.

Original reference: 0611/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. My Townland (p. 093-096)
  2. My Townland (p. 096-103)
  3. My Townland (p. 103-105)
  4. Townlands (p. 106-107)
  5. Blessed Wells (p. 108-113)
  6. Herbs (p. 115-119)
  7. Herbs Used as Food (p. 120-121)
  8. Potatoes (p. 122-127)
  9. Old Sayings (p. 128-133)
  10. Animals of the Farm (p. 134-140)
  11. Churn (p. 141-146)
  12. Care of the Feet (p. 147-152)
  13. Smith and the Forge (p. 154-160)
  14. Clothes (p. 161-167)
  15. Pious Stories (p. 169-172)
  16. Patron Saint of the Parish (p. 173)
  17. Fair (p. 175-181)
  18. Landlord (p. 182-183)
  19. Landlord (p. 183-186)
  20. Landlord (p. 186-188)
  21. Landlord (p. 188-189)
  22. Food of Olden Times (p. 190-195)
  23. Hurling and Football (p. 196-199)
  24. An Old Story (p. 200-201)
  25. Old Story (p. 202-204)
  26. Old Songs (p. 205-208)
  27. Old Songs - Rory of the Hills (p. 208-209)
  28. Old Songs (p. 209-211)
  29. Willie O'Reilly (p. 211-214)
  30. Old Story (p. 214-223)
  31. Old Relics (p. 225-227)
  32. Bread (p. 228-229)
  33. Houses of Long Ago (p. 230-232)
  34. Mermaids (p. 234)
  35. Mermaids (p. 235)
  36. Leprechaun (p. 235-236)
  37. Buying and Selling (p. 238-240)
  38. Old Ruins (p. 241)
  39. Shallee Castle (p. 242)
  40. Prayers (p. 243-244)
  41. Graveyards (p. 245-248)
  42. Articles the People Have Value on (p. 249-251)
  43. Unearthly Animals (p. 253-256)
  44. Giants and Hags (p. 257-259)
  45. Giants and Hags (p. 260-261)
  46. Seanchas Stairiúil (p. 262-265)
Origin information
Inagh, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 611, p. 91-265)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0611/2

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.

Rights & Usage Conditions

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Eidhneach is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Copyright of the original resource: University College Dublin

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