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Clones (Clochar Lughaidh)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Clones (Clochar Lughaidh) (school) (Clones, Co. Monaghan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Sr. Máire.

Original reference: 0946/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Monaghan schools

  1. Nósa (p. 301-302)
  2. Tórramh (p. 303-304)
  3. Pósadh (p. 305-307)
  4. Comharthaí na hAimsire - Weather-Lore - Severe Weather (p. 309-311)
  5. Local Ruins (p. 315-316)
  6. Collection of Prayers (p. 323)
  7. Emblems and Objects (p. 327)
  8. Riddles (p. 329-334)
  9. Local Heroes (p. 335)
  10. Local Happenings (p. 337)
  11. Old Crafts (p. 345-346)
  12. Proverbs (p. 389)
  13. Potato Crop (p. 391)
  14. Festival Customs (p. 399-400)
  15. Care of Farm Animals (p. 405)
  16. Our Holy Wells (p. 410)
  17. Lore of Certain Days (p. 420)
  18. Fairy Forts (p. 430)
  19. Famine Times (p. 436)
  20. Games I Play (p. 440)
  21. My Home District (p. 442)
  22. Leipreachan (p. 444)
  23. Herbs (p. 448)
  24. Old Customs (p. 450)
  25. Stories (p. 452)
  26. Stories (p. 452)
  27. Old Irish Tales (p. 453-455)
  28. Local Forge (p. 456)
  29. Local Patron Saint (p. 458)
  30. Local Patron Saint (p. 458-459)
  31. Local Fairs (p. 460)
  32. Old Schools (p. 462)
  33. Food in Olden Times (p. 464)
  34. Food in Olden Times (p. 464)
  35. Care of the Feet (p. 465)
  36. Old Houses (p. 466)
  37. Leipreachan (p. 466)
Origin information
Clones, Co. Monaghan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 946, p. 300-468)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Monaghan (County)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
School location
ClonesCluain EoisClonesMonaghanMonaghan
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0946/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Monaghan 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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