Clochar na Trócaire, Inis

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

Original reference: 0609/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Clothes Made Locally (p. 271-273)
  2. Homemade Toys (p. 274-276)
  3. Mermaid and Leipreachán (p. 277-278)
  4. Mermaid of New Hall (p. 278-279)
  5. Leipreachán (p. 279-282)
  6. Leipreachán (p. 282-283)
  7. Fairy Forts (p. 284-287)
  8. Fairy Forts (p. 287-288)
  9. Fairy Forts (p. 288-290)
  10. Fairy Forts (p. 290-291)
  11. Fairy Forts (p. 291-292)
  12. Fairy Forts (p. 293-294)
  13. Buying and Selling (p. 295-299)
  14. Buying and Selling (p. 299-300)
  15. Potato Crop (p. 301-307)
  16. Proverbs (p. 308-309)
  17. Old Stories - The Story of Gobán Saor (p. 310-317)
  18. One morning while Finn was hunting he saw a crowd of people near a chasm. (p. 317-318)
  19. Riddles (p. 319-327)
  20. Travelling Folk (p. 328-331)
  21. Old Houses (p. 332-333)
  22. Herbs (p. 334-336)
  23. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 337-338)
  24. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 339-340)
  25. Local Poets (p. 341-343)
Origin information
Ennis, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 609, p. 270-343)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0609/4

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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