Baile Locha Riabhach (Clochar)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Baile Locha Riabhach (Clochar) (school) (Loughrea, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher An tSr Adrian.

Original reference: 0060/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

  1. Old Schools (p. 0293-0296)
  2. Famine Times (p. 0297-0299)
  3. Herbs (p. 0300-0303)
  4. Lore of Certain Days (p. 0304-0308)
  5. Leprechaun or Mermaid (p. 0309-0313)
  6. Buying and Selling (p. 0314-0317)
  7. Hidden Treasure (p. 0318-0320)
  8. Severe Weather (p. 0321-0324)
  9. Penal Times (p. 0325-0327)
  10. Old Crafts (p. 0328-0330)
  11. Local Roads (p. 0331-0333)
  12. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 0334-0336)
  13. Stories of the Holy Family (p. 0337-0339)
  14. Bird-Lore (p. 0340-0342)
  15. Landlord (p. 0343-0344)
  16. Historical Tradition (p. 0345-0346)
  17. Strange Animals (p. 0347-0350)
  18. Pretty Girls of Loughrea (p. 0351)
Origin information
Loughrea, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 60, p. 291-351)
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
School location
LoughreaBaile Locha RiachLoughreaLoughreaGalway
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0060/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Galway 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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