Lúbán Díge (Bodyke)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Lúbán Díge (Bodyke) (school) (Bodyke, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bríd, Bean Uí Chadhla.

Original reference: 0591/7

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Story - The Barrel of Gold in Coolready Lake (p. 301)
  2. Long ago there lived in the Co. Limerick a poor man. (p. 301-302)
  3. There was a man one time who wanted to buy a farm... (p. 303)
  4. About twenty five years ago in the summer time... (p. 303)
  5. There lived in the village of Bodyke an old man named Paddy Bourke. (p. 304)
  6. There are many stories about what happened the night of the big wind... (p. 305)
  7. Loch ar Sheanchnoc (p. 306)
  8. Riddles (p. 307-311)
  9. Féilí na Bliana (p. 313-319)
  10. New Year Customs (p. 320-321)
  11. Candlemas Day 2nd February (p. 322)
  12. St Brigid's Feast 1 February (p. 322)
  13. St Patrick's Day 17th March (p. 323-324)
  14. Easter Sunday (p. 325-326)
  15. Holy Saturday (p. 327)
  16. Easter Sunday (p. 327)
  17. May Customs (p. 328-329)
  18. St John's Eve 23rd June (p. 330)
  19. St Swithin's Day 15th July (p. 331)
  20. Lady Day 15th August (p. 331)
  21. St Michael's Feast 29th September (p. 331)
  22. November Eve 31st October (p. 332)
  23. St Martin's Eve 10th November (p. 332)
  24. All Soul's Day 2nd November (p. 332)
  25. Weather Signs (p. 333-334)
  26. Bad Storms (p. 335-337)
  27. Old Schools in Bodyke Parish (p. 338-339)
  28. Teachers in Bodyke (p. 340)
  29. Priests in Bodyke (p. 340)
  30. Old Trades (p. 341-342)
  31. Weaving (p. 343-345)
  32. I knew an old man named Pat Malone... (p. 346)
  33. Thatching (p. 346-347)
  34. Candle-Making (p. 348-349)
  35. Lime-Kilns (p. 350)
  36. Carpentry (p. 350-351)
  37. Iron Work (p. 352)
  38. Mat-Weaving (p. 352-353)
  39. Dark Fowling (p. 354)
  40. Cribbing Birds (p. 354)
  41. Marriages (p. 355-356)
  42. Piseogs (p. 357-362)
  43. Penal Days 1691 - 1829 (p. 363)
  44. Silver Chalice Found in Clonmoher (p. 364)
  45. Townlands in Bodyke Parish (p. 365-375)
  46. Toys and Pastimes (p. 366-369)
  47. Forts Classed in Bodyke (p. 370)
  48. Pagan Stronghold An Cathair at Ballydonagane (p. 371)
  49. Fort at Caherhurley (p. 372)
  50. Blessed Wells (p. 372)
  51. Drochshaol - The Famine (p. 376-379)
  52. Na Seanfhocail (p. 380-385)
  53. Animals of the Farm (p. 386-389)
  54. Churn (p. 390-394)
  55. Cúram na gCos (p. 395-396)
  56. Stories from the People (p. 397-399)
  57. Seven Brothers (p. 400-401)
  58. Dragon of Kilno (p. 402-403)
  59. Biddy Early (p. 403-404)
  60. Biddy Early (p. 404-405)
  61. Story of a Mermaid (p. 406)
  62. In my youth story books were very rare... (p. 407)
  63. Golden Bird (p. 408-412)
  64. Funeral Customs (p. 413-418)
  65. The Forge and the Blacksmith (p. 419-422)
  66. Éadaí (p. 423-424)
  67. Scéalta Crábhaidh (p. 425-426)
  68. Patron Saint of Parish (p. 427)
  69. Fairs (p. 428)
  70. Food in the Old Times (p. 429-430)
  71. Games (p. 431-432)
  72. Customs about Animals (p. 433-434)
  73. Home Cures (p. 434-435)
Origin information
Bodyke, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 591, p. 299-435)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
New Year   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Patrick's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Martin's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Early, Biddy, 1798-1874   linked data (naf)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BodykeLúbán DígeBodykeKilnoeTulla UpperClare
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0591/7

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:51776265>
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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