Boston, Tubber

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Boston, Tubber (school) (Boston, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Thos. Noone.

Original reference: 0614/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Hidden Treasure in Bunakippaun Wood (p. 029-032)
  2. Hidden Gold in Boulevan (p. 033)
  3. Local Story - The Caves of Kilcorney (p. 034-036)
  4. Story - Jack the Tinker (Origin of Jack of the Lantern or Will o' the Wisp) (p. 037-045)
  5. Tomhaiseanna (p. 046-059)
  6. Weather (p. 060-062)
  7. Marriages (p. 063-065)
  8. Seanscoileanna (p. 066-067)
  9. Wild Animals (p. 068)
  10. Stories in Connection with Wild Animals (p. 069-073)
  11. Leigheasanna (p. 074-078)
  12. Blessed Wells and Cures (p. 079-081)
  13. Ráthanna agus Liosanna (p. 082-083)
  14. Drochshaol (p. 084-085)
  15. Drochshaol (p. 086-087)
  16. Bóithre an Cheantair (p. 088-092)
  17. Mo Cheantar Féin (p. 093-094)
  18. Luibheanna (p. 095-097)
  19. Na Prátaí (p. 098-100)
  20. Féilí na Bliana (p. 101-105)
  21. Cúram na gCos (p. 106-107)
  22. Gabha agus an Cheárta (p. 108-109)
  23. Ainmhithe na Feirme (p. 110-113)
  24. Éadaí (p. 114-116)
  25. tAonach (p. 117-119)
  26. Tiarna Talún (p. 120-125)
  27. Arán (p. 126-127)
  28. Díol agus Ceannach (p. 128-129)
  29. Tithe na Seanaimsire (p. 130-131)
  30. Reilig (p. 132-133)
Origin information
Boston, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 614, p. 28-133)
Treasure troves--Folklore
diviners   linked data (afset)
Will-o'-the-wisp   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0614/2

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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