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Sráid na Cathrach (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Sráid na Cathrach (B.) (school) (Milltown Malbay, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Pádraig Ó Briain.

Original reference: 0622/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. There is an old story told in this locality and it is believed by the old people to be true... (p. 243-244)
  2. Explanation of the Parish Name Kilfarboy (p. 245)
  3. In the hill of Ballivaskin there are huge stone walls... (p. 246-247)
  4. A story is told of a ship that was wrecked in the White Strand about a hundred years ago... (p. 248)
  5. Saint Joseph's Well (p. 249-250)
  6. Weather Signs (p. 251-253)
  7. Graveyards (p. 254-255)
  8. Old Trade (p. 256-257)
  9. Linen Industry (p. 257-258)
  10. Flannel Industry in Sráid na Cathrach (p. 259-260)
  11. Nail-Making in Sráid na Cathrach (p. 260-261)
  12. Firkin-Making in Sráid na Cathrach (p. 262-263)
  13. Basket-Making (p. 264)
  14. Old Fort (p. 265-266)
  15. How Miltown Got Its Name (p. 266-267)
  16. Páirc an Leasa - Sráid na Cathrach (p. 267-269)
  17. Old Treasures (p. 270-271)
  18. Old Treasure (p. 271-272)
  19. Story (p. 273-275)
  20. Old Cures (p. 275-277)
  21. Old Cure (p. 277-278)
  22. The "Craos Ghalar" as it is called is a disease of the throat the cure for which belongs to the seventh son in a family... (p. 278-279)
  23. Old Cure (p. 280-281)
  24. There is a herb growing on the side of walls... (p. 281-282)
  25. Old Cure (p. 282)
  26. Old Cure (p. 283-284)
  27. Cure for Calves (p. 285-286)
  28. Saint Brigid's Cross (p. 287)
  29. Famine (p. 288-289)
  30. Famine (p. 289-291)
  31. Famine (p. 291-293)
  32. Famine (p. 293-295)
  33. Famine (p. 295-298)
  34. Famine (p. 298-299)
  35. A Story (p. 300-302)
  36. Landlords (p. 302-304)
  37. Landlords (p. 304-306)
  38. Old Story (p. 306-307)
  39. Old Story (p. 307-308)
  40. Old Story (p. 308-309)
  41. Marriages (p. 309-311)
  42. Marriages (p. 311-312)
  43. Marriages (p. 312-313)
  44. Marriages (p. 313-315)
  45. Bread (p. 315-317)
  46. Bread (p. 317-319)
  47. Bread (p. 319-320)
  48. Bread (p. 320-321)
  49. Herbs (p. 321-322)
  50. Herbs (p. 322-323)
  51. The people long ago had no dyes to colour their woollens but what they used to do was to pick the bark off the rock and it would not put on any colour but brown... (p. 323-324)
  52. The buachallán, praiseach bhuidhe, the nettle, the thistle, the dock, the fern, and the feilistrium are herbs that are damaging to land because they cover a lot of ground... (p. 324-325)
  53. Mo Chomharsanacht (p. 325-326)
  54. Mo Chomharsanacht (p. 327-328)
  55. May Eve Customs (p. 328-330)
  56. May Eve Customs (p. 330-331)
  57. May Eve Customs (p. 331-332)
  58. May Eve (p. 332-333)
  59. Shipwrecks (p. 334)
  60. Shipwrecks (p. 334-337)
  61. Cill Stuifín (p. 337-339)
  62. Cill Stuifín (p. 339-340)
  63. Cill Stuifín (p. 340-341)
  64. Daoine Cáiliúla (p. 342-344)
  65. Daoine Cáiliúla (p. 344-345)
  66. Daoine Cáiliúla (p. 345-346)
  67. Daoine Cáiliúla (p. 346-348)
  68. Daoine Cáiliúla (p. 348-349)
  69. Place Names (p. 350-351)
  70. There is a hill a half a mile outside the town... (p. 352)
  71. It is said that Loch Láir got its name from a horse and foal, that were in Freigh, that used to come there every day... (p. 353-354)
  72. Mermaids (p. 354-355)
  73. Mermaids (p. 355)
  74. "A Dhomhnaill Uí Chonaill, an dtuigeann tú Gaedhilge? (p. 356)
  75. Seanfhocail (p. 357)
  76. Seanfhocail (p. 358)
  77. Wild Animals (p. 359-360)
  78. Wild Animals (p. 360-364)
  79. Wild Animals (p. 364-365)
  80. Taking the Butter (p. 366-367)
  81. Seanfhocail (p. 368)
  82. Tramps (p. 369-372)
  83. Old Story (p. 373-374)
  84. Chair-Making (p. 375)
  85. Basket-Making (p. 376)
  86. Sugan-Making (p. 376-380)
  87. Canada Cross (p. 380-384)
  88. Rinneen Ambush (p. 384-389)
  89. Old Schools (p. 390)
  90. Old Schools (p. 391-392)
  91. Old Schools (p. 392-393)
  92. Shops (p. 393-395)
  93. Shops (p. 395-397)
  94. How Isleacopple Got Its Name (p. 397-400)
  95. Story (p. 401-402)
  96. May Eve - A True Story (p. 402-404)
  97. Burning of Miltown (p. 404-407)
  98. Leprechauns (p. 407-408)
  99. Leprechauns (p. 408-410)
Origin information
Milltown Malbay, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 622, p. 242-410)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Clare
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Weather--Folklore
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Nail craft   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Thrushes   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
May (Month)--Folklore
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animals--Folklore
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Rope trade   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Milltown MalbaySráid na CathrachMilltown MalbayKilfarboyIbrickanClare
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4922387
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0622/4

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:49223875>
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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