Cluain Róiste

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cluain Róiste (school) (Clonroche, Co. Wexford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Pádraig S. Ó Dubhghaill.

Original reference: 0899/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Wexford schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 189A-190)
  2. True Story (p. 190-192)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 193-194)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 195-196)
  5. Burning of Castleboro (p. 197-198)
  6. Ballymackessy Wood (p. 199-200)
  7. Yarns About Fairies (p. 200-202)
  8. Hedge-Schools (p. 202-204)
  9. Cloven Foot (p. 204-205)
  10. Great Snowfalls (p. 206-207)
  11. Nail-Making (p. 208)
  12. Candle-Making (p. 209)
  13. Burning of Lime in Kilns (p. 210-211)
  14. Bird-Lore (p. 212-214)
  15. Local Cures (p. 215)
  16. Homemade Toys (p. 216-217)
  17. Lore of Certain Days (p. 218-219)
  18. Travelling Folks (p. 220-221)
  19. Fairy Forts (p. 222-223)
  20. Famine Times (p. 223-224)
  21. Old Story (p. 225-226)
  22. Games I Play (p. 227)
  23. Local Roads (p. 228)
  24. My Home District (p. 229)
  25. My Home District (p. 230)
  26. My Home District (p. 230-231)
  27. My Home District (p. 231-232)
  28. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 232-233)
  29. Churning (p. 234)
  30. Care of the Feet (p. 235)
  31. Local Forges (p. 236)
  32. Clothes Made Locally (p. 237)
  33. Local Sayings About Tailors Are (p. 237-238)
  34. Buying and Selling (p. 239)
  35. Local Happenings (p. 240)
  36. Old Crafts (p. 241)
  37. Bird-Lore (p. 242)
  38. Local Cures (p. 243-244)
  39. Things I Saw and Heard About Hallow'een (p. 245-246)
  40. Hallow Eve (p. 247-248)
  41. Old Ruins (p. 249-250)
  42. Old Houses (p. 251)
  43. Funny Story (p. 252-253)
  44. Funny Story (p. 254-256)
Origin information
Clonroche, Co. Wexford
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 899, p. 188-256)
Folklore--Ireland--Wexford (County)
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Nail craft   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
School location
ClonrocheCluain an RóistighClonrocheChapelBantryWexford
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0899/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Wexford 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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