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Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from An Corrbhaile (school) (Corbally, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máirtín Mac Coitir.

Original reference: 0627/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Áitainmneacha - Paróiste Chill Ard (p. 301-315)
  2. Corrbhaile (p. 315-316)
  3. Poem on Loss of Five Kilbaha Pilots on the Shannon - May 1873 (p. 317-320)
  4. Sláinte chugat is cabhair ¶ Is dealbh go deo ná rabhair (p. 321-324)
  5. Aistí na nDaltaí Scoile - Basket-Making (p. 325)
  6. Essay on Old Cures (p. 326-329)
  7. Long ago there were no doctors and the old people were as good as doctors. (p. 329-332)
  8. Paidreacha (p. 333)
  9. Tomhas (p. 334)
  10. Amhrán (p. 334-335)
  11. Story (p. 336-337)
  12. Story (p. 337-338)
  13. Shipwreck [Edmond Point] (p. 338-339)
  14. Riddles (p. 340-341)
  15. Hidden Treasure (p. 341-344)
  16. Trades (p. 344-345)
  17. Scéal (p. 346-349)
  18. Scéal (p. 350-352)
  19. Aiste ar Leigheasanna (p. 353-355)
  20. Seanfhocail (p. 355-357)
  21. Bad Times (Stories Regarding Them) (p. 358)
  22. Riddles (p. 359-360)
  23. Story (p. 361-362)
  24. Riddles (p. 362-363)
  25. Riddles (p. 363-369)
  26. Funny Story (p. 370-372)
  27. Wreck of the Intrinsic (p. 372-374)
  28. Old Cures (p. 374-376)
  29. Story (p. 377-383)
  30. Old Cures (p. 384-386)
  31. Story (p. 386-388)
  32. Priest's Curse (p. 389-391)
Origin information
Corbally, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 627, p. 298-391)
English  irish  
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
School location
CorballyAn CorrbhaileCorballyKilfearaghMoyartaClare
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0627/3

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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