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Currakyle, Feakle

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Currakyle, Feakle (school) (Corrakyle, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bean Uí Innseadúin.

Original reference: 0592/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. List of Irish Words Adopted into the English Speech of the District (p. 267-269)
  2. Uncommon Irish Christian Names in the District (p. 271)
  3. Ancient Roads (p. 272-273)
  4. Local Saints - Holy Well (p. 274-275)
  5. Flax was grown in the district up to about 60 years ago. (p. 276)
  6. Household Utensils Now No Longer Used (p. 277)
  7. Stories of Gold (p. 279)
  8. Stories of Gold (p. 280)
  9. Hidden Gold (p. 280-281)
  10. Stories of Gold (p. 281)
  11. Riddles (p. 282)
  12. Riddles (p. 283)
  13. Riddles (p. 284-286)
  14. Riddles (p. 287-288)
  15. Riddles (p. 289-290)
  16. Candles (p. 291-292)
  17. Signs of the Weather (p. 293-294)
  18. Signs of Bad Weather (p. 295)
  19. Names of Fields (p. 296-297)
  20. Making of Spades (p. 298)
  21. Making of Chairs (p. 299)
  22. Making of Cleeves (p. 299-300)
  23. Flax (p. 301-303)
  24. Making of Dung Baskets (p. 304-305)
  25. Burning of Lime (p. 306-307)
  26. Thatching of Houses (p. 307-308)
  27. Scollaps (p. 308-309)
  28. Making of Scratch (p. 310)
  29. Old Marriages (p. 311-312)
  30. Frieze (p. 313)
  31. Scouring of Frieze (p. 314)
  32. Old Cures for People (p. 315-317)
  33. Old Customs and Days of the Year (p. 317-318)
  34. Old Customs and Days of the Year (p. 318)
  35. Ways of Calling and Driving Animals in this Part of the Country (p. 319)
  36. Days of the Week (p. 320)
  37. Townland of Turkenna (or Turkenagh) (p. 321)
  38. Turkenna Shooting Lodge (p. 322-323)
  39. Old Cures for Cattle (p. 323-324)
  40. Old Cures for Persons (p. 324-325)
  41. Old Customs on Feast Days (p. 326)
  42. Townland of Currakyle (p. 327-328)
  43. The O' Donnell's first came from Gleann Bonniv. (p. 328-329)
  44. Old Couls of the Townland (p. 329-330)
  45. Landlord of Currakyle (p. 331)
  46. THe Making of Bird Snares (p. 332)
  47. Three Bounds Water (p. 333)
  48. Potatoes (p. 335-338)
  49. Potato Cake (p. 339)
  50. Griddle Cake (p. 339-340)
  51. Griddle (p. 340-341)
  52. Lossad (p. 341)
  53. THe enclosed anonymous cutting was taken from a local Clare paper. (p. 342-343)
Origin information
Corrakyle, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 592, p. 266-343)
English  irish  
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
animal calls   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Veterinary therapeutics   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CorrakyleCora ChoillCorrakyleTomgraneyTulla UpperClare
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0592/4

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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