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Stonehall, Cora Caitlín

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Stonehall, Cora Caitlín (school) (Stonehall, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Páidraig Mac Cormaic.

Original reference: 0599/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Tradraí (p. 301-315)
  2. Early Christian Settlements (p. 315-328)
  3. Castles (p. 329-341)
  4. Place Names (p. 343-397)
  5. Hidden Gold (p. 398-400)
  6. Riddles (p. 401)
  7. Weather-Lore (p. 402-403)
  8. Athletes (p. 403-404)
  9. Mowers (p. 404-405)
  10. Historic Personalities (p. 405-407)
  11. Old Schools (p. 407-408)
  12. Trades (p. 408-410)
  13. Marriages (p. 411)
  14. Penal Laws (p. 411-412)
  15. Place Names (p. 412-413)
  16. Cures (p. 414-415)
  17. Special Days (p. 416)
  18. Travelling Men (p. 416-418)
  19. Place Names (p. 419-420)
  20. Forts (p. 421-422)
  21. Famine (p. 422-423)
  22. Roads (p. 423-425)
  23. Herbs (p. 426)
  24. Potatoes (p. 427)
  25. Sayings (p. 427-428)
  26. Farm Animals (p. 429-430)
  27. Care of the Feet (p. 431)
  28. Smith and the Forge (p. 432)
  29. Patron Saint (p. 432)
  30. Fairs (p. 432-433)
  31. Landlords (p. 433-434)
  32. Old-Time Food (p. 434-435)
  33. Sean-Iarsmaí (p. 436)
  34. Old Raids (p. 436)
  35. Churchyards (p. 437)
  36. Local History (p. 437-438)
Origin information
Stonehall, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 599, p. 298-438)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
StonehallCeathrú na CloicheStonehallKilconryBunratty LowerClare
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0599/3

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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