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Lakyle, Whitegate

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Lakyle, Whitegate (school) (Lakyle, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher John Davis.

Original reference: 0588/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Weather-Lore (p. 172-173)
  2. Riddles (p. 174)
  3. Local Heroes (p. 175)
  4. Local Happenings (p. 176)
  5. Severe Weather (p. 177)
  6. Candle-Making (p. 178)
  7. Nail-Making (p. 179)
  8. Thatching (p. 180)
  9. Thatching (p. 181)
  10. Dyeing (p. 182)
  11. Burning of Lime (p. 183)
  12. Local Marriage Customs (p. 184)
  13. Local Cures (p. 185)
  14. Lucky and Unlucky Days (p. 186)
  15. Games I Play (p. 187)
  16. Games I Play (p. 188-189)
  17. Bird-Lore (p. 190-191)
  18. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 192)
  19. Care of the Feet (p. 193)
  20. Care of the Feet (p. 194)
  21. Local Forge (p. 195)
  22. Clothes Made Locally (p. 196)
  23. Local Fairs (p. 197)
  24. Local Patron Saint (p. 198)
  25. Landlord (p. 199-200)
  26. Food in Olden Times (p. 201)
  27. Food in Olden Times (p. 202-203)
  28. Bread (p. 204)
  29. Bread (p. 205)
  30. Buying and Selling (p. 206)
  31. Old Houses (p. 207-210)
  32. Potato Crop (p. 211)
  33. Care of Potatoes (p. 212-213)
  34. Old Graveyards (p. 214-215)
Origin information
Lakyle, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 588, p. 170-215)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Nail craft   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0588/4

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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