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Clarecastle (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Clarecastle (C.) (school) (Clarecastle, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Aoife Ní Mhíodhcháin.

Original reference: 0607/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. My Own District (p. 401-402)
  2. Local Marriage Customs (p. 403-404)
  3. Holy Wells (p. 404-405)
  4. Herbs (p. 406-407)
  5. Potato Crop (p. 407-409)
  6. Churning (p. 410-411)
  7. Our Farm Animals (p. 412-415)
  8. Local Forge (p. 415-416)
  9. Local Fairs (p. 417-418)
  10. Food in Olden Times (p. 418-419)
  11. Landlord (p. 420)
  12. Landlord (p. 420-421)
  13. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 422-423)
  14. Buying and Selling (p. 424-425)
  15. Old Story (p. 425-426)
  16. Old Houses (p. 427-428)
  17. Bread (p. 428-429)
  18. Old Graveyards (p. 430)
  19. In olden times unbaptised children used be buried in Forts or Raths, or beside the wall of the churchyard. (p. 431)
  20. Local Ruins (p. 431-432)
  21. Old Crafts (p. 432-434)
  22. Scéal Eile (p. 435-436)
  23. Scéal Eile (p. 436-437)
  24. Leipreachán (p. 437-438)
  25. Mermaid (p. 438-439)
  26. Collection of Riddles (p. 440-442)
  27. Weather-Lore (p. 443-444)
  28. Local Happenings (p. 444-446)
  29. Homemade Toys (p. 447-448)
  30. Severe Weather (p. 448-449)
  31. Local Place Names (p. 449-450)
  32. Bird-Lore (p. 451-452)
  33. Local Cures (p. 452-453)
  34. Travelling Folk (p. 453-454)
  35. Fairy Forts (p. 455-456)
  36. Lore of Certain Days (p. 457)
  37. Games I Play (p. 458-459)
  38. Local Roads (p. 459-460)
  39. Festival Customs (p. 461-462)
  40. Care of the Feet (p. 463-464)
  41. Proverbs (p. 464-465)
  42. Local Patron Saint (p. 465-466)
  43. Religious Stories (p. 466-467)
  44. Collection of Prayers (p. 468-469)
  45. Story of the Holy Family (p. 469-470)
  46. Story of the Holy Family (p. 470-471)
  47. Historical Tradition (p. 471-472)
  48. Hidden Treasure (p. 473)
  49. Funny Story (p. 474)
  50. Old Schools (p. 475)
  51. Old Crafts (p. 476)
  52. Spinning and Weaving (p. 477)
  53. Local Marriage Customs (p. 477-479)
  54. In the Penal Days (p. 480)
  55. Local Cures (p. 480-482)
  56. Fairy Forts (p. 482-483)
  57. Famine Times (p. 483-484)
  58. Local Roads (p. 484-485)
  59. Holy Wells (p. 486)
  60. Care of the Feet (p. 486-487)
  61. Old Story (p. 487-488)
  62. Local Ruins (p. 488-492)
  63. Prayers (p. 492-494)
  64. Priests' House (p. 494-495)
  65. Historical Tradition (p. 496)
  66. Cromwell's Visit to Ireland (p. 496-497)
  67. Strange Animals (p. 497-498)
Origin information
Clarecastle, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 607, p. 400-498)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Clare
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Bread--Folklore
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Poverty--Ireland
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Birds--Folklore
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Treasure troves--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
School location
ClarecastleDroichead an ChláirClarecastleClareabbeyIslandsClare
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4922340
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0607/4

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:49223405>
Funding
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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