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Clara (2)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Clara (2) (school) (Clara, Co. Offaly), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bean Mhic Thomáis.

Original reference: 0807/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Offaly schools

  1. Clara National School Est. (p. 201)
  2. National School Clara (p. 202)
  3. Clara Church (p. 202)
  4. Parish of Kilbride Langan (p. 203)
  5. Parish of Kilmanaghan (p. 204)
  6. Linguistic (p. 206-207)
  7. Ethnographic (p. 208)
  8. Peter Flattery (p. 209)
  9. Some Old Families of Clara (p. 210)
  10. Other Old Families (p. 211-214)
  11. Landlords - Present Landlords (p. 215-218)
  12. Old Trades in Clara (p. 219-221)
  13. Old Schools (p. 222-223)
  14. Local Marriage Customs (p. 224-225)
  15. Herbs (p. 226-227)
  16. Potato-Crop (p. 228-229)
  17. Places around about (p. 230)
  18. Homemade Toys (p. 231)
  19. Local Fairs (p. 232-233)
  20. Clothes Made Locally (p. 234)
  21. Forts (p. 235-236)
  22. Bird-Lore (p. 237)
  23. Local Roads (p. 238-239)
  24. Carpentry and Basket-Work (p. 240)
  25. Flu Last Year (p. 240)
  26. Local Marriage Customs (p. 241)
  27. Burning - Reilly's House (p. 242)
  28. More Local Place Names (p. 242-243)
  29. Games I Play (p. 243-245)
  30. Weather-Lore (p. 245-246)
  31. Severe Weather (p. 246-247)
  32. New Year (p. 248)
  33. Old Trades (p. 249-251)
  34. Evictions (p. 252)
  35. Legend of the Land League (p. 253)
  36. Ruined Houses (p. 254)
  37. Going to America (p. 255)
  38. Old Coach Roads (p. 256)
  39. Bread-Making in Olden Days (p. 257)
  40. Wheat Grown (p. 257)
  41. About Fairies (p. 258)
  42. Banshees (p. 259)
  43. Local Cures (p. 260)
  44. Local Forge (p. 386)
  45. Burnings (p. 386)
  46. Customs on May Day and Palm Sunday (p. 387)
  47. Local Place Names (p. 387-389)
  48. Story of Hugh de Lacy (p. 389-390)
  49. Old Graveyards (p. 390-391)
  50. Riddles (p. 392)
  51. Local Marriage Customs (p. 392-393)
  52. Spinning and Weaving (p. 394)
  53. Riddles (p. 394-395)
  54. Care of Farm Animals (p. 395-397)
  55. Local Roads (p. 397-398)
  56. My Home District (p. 399-400)
  57. My Home District (p. 400-402)
  58. Local Roads (p. 403-405)
  59. My Home District (p. 405-406)
  60. Games I Play (p. 407-408)
  61. Riddles (p. 409-410)
  62. Riddles (p. 411)
  63. Churning (p. 412)
  64. Handy Ball (p. 413A-413)
  65. Local Place Names (p. 414-415)
  66. More Local Place Names (p. 415-416)
  67. More Local Place Names (p. 416)
  68. Old Schools (p. 417)
  69. Kilcoursey Castle (p. 418)
  70. Little Red Man (p. 419)
  71. Festival Customs (p. 420-421)
  72. Festival Customs (p. 422-423)
  73. Homemade Toys - A Crib (p. 424-425)
  74. Homemade Toys - A Whistle (p. 426)
  75. Hidden Treasure (p. 427)
  76. Severe Weather (p. 428-429)
  77. Weather-Lore (p. 430-431)
  78. Travelling Folk (p. 432-433)
  79. Thatching (p. 434)
  80. Shoemakers and Brogmakers (p. 435)
  81. Barrel-Making (p. 436)
  82. Nail-Making (p. 437)
  83. Local Marriage Customs (p. 438-439)
  84. Story of Hugh de Lacy (p. 440-441)
  85. Local Forge (p. 442-444)
  86. Old Graveyards (p. 445-446)
  87. Local Happenings - A Burning (p. 447)
  88. Attack on R. I. C. Barracks (p. 448)
  89. More Local Happenings (p. 449)
  90. Influenza in 1918 (p. 450)
  91. Local Fairs (p. 451)
  92. Philipstown Castle (p. 452)
  93. Bird-Lore (p. 453-454)
  94. Local Cures (p. 455-456)
  95. Fairy Forts (p. 457)
  96. Famine Times (p. 458)
  97. Clothes Made Locally (p. 459)
  98. Local Roads (p. 460-462)
  99. Games I Play (p. 462-463)
  100. Riddles (p. 463-465)
  101. Weather-Lore (p. 466-467)
  102. Severe Weather (p. 467-468)
  103. Travelling Folk (p. 468)
Origin information
Clara, Co. Offaly
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 807, p. 198-468)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Offaly
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Dwellings--Folklore
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
New Year   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Food--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
May (Month)--Folklore
local legends   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Coopering   linked data (afset)
Nail craft   linked data (lcsh)
Poverty--Ireland
School location
ClaraClóirtheachClaraKilbrideKilcourseyOffaly
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5044601
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0807/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Offaly 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:50446015>
Funding
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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