Clochar na Trócaire, Cill Chaoi

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Clochar na Trócaire, Cill Chaoi (school) (Kilkee, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire Gromail.

Original reference: 0628/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Seanfhoirgnimh (p. 001-003)
  2. Seanchas i dTaobh an Chaisleáin (p. 003-008)
  3. Toibreacha Beannaithe (p. 009-016)
  4. Paidir do Naomh Caoi (p. 017)
  5. Tobar Chaoidhe (p. 018)
  6. On Monday May 1st '22 Mr Martin Deloughery, Kilkenny told me in my shop how he got blind as a result of an accident at the building of Stella Maris Hotel. (p. 018-038)
  7. Cruatan (p. 019-028)
  8. Reilig (p. 029-034)
  9. Pósaithe (p. 035-037)
  10. Na Prátaí (p. 039-042)
  11. Cluichí (p. 043-048)
  12. Scéalta Cráifeacha (p. 049-050)
  13. Féilte na Bliana (p. 051-052)
  14. Bia na Seanaimsire (p. 053-054)
  15. Ráthanna agus Liosanna (p. 055-062)
  16. Na Prátaí (p. 063-070)
  17. Pósaithe (p. 065-066)
  18. Seanchas i dTaobh na hAimsire (p. 066a-066b)
  19. Cistí Óir i bhFolach (p. 067-068)
  20. Cistí Óir i bhFolach (p. 069)
  21. Áitainmneacha (p. 071-072)
  22. Áitainmneacha (p. 072-078)
  23. Leipreacháin agus Murúcha (p. 079-081)
  24. Féilte na Bliana (p. 083-085)
  25. tAonach (p. 087-088)
  26. Cúram na gCos (p. 089)
  27. Gabha agus an Cheárta (p. 091-093)
  28. Peil agus Iomáint (p. 095-098)
  29. Tiarna Talún (p. 099-100)
  30. Rudaí Faoi Leith go mBíonn Meas Orthu (p. 101-102)
  31. Ainmhithe na Feirme (p. 103-104)
  32. Chuigeann (p. 105-106)
  33. Bréagáin agus Caitheamh Aimsire (p. 107-108)
  34. Scéalta Grinn (p. 109-113)
  35. Arán (p. 114-115)
  36. Bóithre an Cheantair (p. 116)
  37. Fathaigh agus Cailleacha (p. 118-119)
  38. Ainmhithe Neamhshaolta (p. 120-121)
  39. Doineann (p. 122-123)
  40. Paidreacha (p. 124-125)
  41. Famous Men in Our District (p. 130-131)
  42. Weather Signs (p. 132-133)
  43. Games We Play (p. 134-135)
  44. Special Days (p. 136-137)
  45. Stories (p. 138-139)
  46. Riddles (p. 141)
  47. Cures (p. 142-143)
  48. Poets of the District (p. 144-145)
  49. Bishop's Island (p. 146-148)
  50. Place Names (p. 151)
  51. Story (p. 152)
  52. Place Names (p. 153)
Origin information
Kilkee, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 628, p. 1a-153)
English  irish  
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
local legends   linked data (afset)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
School location
KilkeeCill ChaoiKilkeeKilfearaghMoyartaClare
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0628/1

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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