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Dubhloch, Cill Mháille

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Dubhloch, Cill Mháille (school) (Doolough, Co. Clare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Tadhg Ó Maoldhomhnaigh.

Original reference: 0625/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Clare schools

  1. Holy Wells (p. 101-102)
  2. Cabhailíní na mBráthar (p. 105-106)
  3. Lochlann an tSaighdiúra - The Soldier's Haggard (p. 107)
  4. Mill (p. 107-108)
  5. Hidden Gold (p. 111-112)
  6. Crocks of Gold (p. 112-113)
  7. Crocks of Gold (p. 113-114)
  8. Customs Relating to Marriage (p. 115-116)
  9. Superstitions and Omens (p. 117-118)
  10. Cill Stuifín (p. 119)
  11. Cill Stuifín (p. 119-120)
  12. Cromlechs and Dolmens - Leaba Dhiarmuda agus Gráinne (p. 121)
  13. Leacht Chonáin Mhaol (p. 122-123)
  14. Ráthanna agus Liosanna (p. 123-124)
  15. Wakes and Funerals (p. 125-126)
  16. Storms (p. 127-128)
  17. Place Names (p. 129-130)
  18. Seanscoileanna (p. 131-132)
  19. An tAonach - Aonach Stuaic (p. 133)
  20. Scéal Grinn (p. 133-134)
  21. Cluichí (p. 135-138)
  22. Prátaí (p. 139-142)
  23. Ainmhithe Neamhshaolta (p. 143)
  24. Ainmhithe Neamhshaolta (p. 144)
  25. Ainmhithe Neamhshaolta (p. 145)
  26. Ainmhithe Neamhshaolta (p. 145-146)
  27. Ainmhithe Neamhshaolta (p. 147)
  28. Ainmhithe Neamhshaolta (p. 148)
  29. Scéal (p. 149)
  30. Scéal (p. 149)
  31. Rásanna Sióga (p. 150)
  32. In this locality there is a house which is supposed to be visited by fairies... (p. 150)
  33. Chuigeann (p. 151-152)
  34. Once upon a time a man lived in the district and he had nine or ten cows... (p. 152-153)
  35. When the butter is made it is known by the sound of the buttermilk inside the churn... (p. 153)
  36. Once upon a time a man lived in Inagh who had a charm for making people dance... (p. 154)
  37. Éadaí (p. 155-156)
  38. Seanchas i dtaobh na hAimsire (p. 157-158)
  39. Cruatan (p. 159-160)
  40. Seancheirdeanna (p. 161-162)
  41. Leigheasanna (p. 165-166)
  42. Laethanta Áirithe (p. 167-168)
  43. Lucht Siúil (p. 169)
  44. A woman living in Clounlaheen wanted soap for domestic purposes, and hearing that the price of soap in Milltown was 2 1/2d and in Ennis 2d she chose to go to Ennis for the 2d soap rather than lose an extra 1/2d on the soap in Milltown Malbay... (p. 169)
  45. Tinkers (p. 170)
  46. Bóithre an Cheantair (p. 171-172)
  47. Luibheanna (p. 173)
  48. It is said that the Crown of Thorns put on Our Lord was made from whitethorn and it is not right for anybody to have a whitethorn walking stick... (p. 174)
  49. Níl ac cúpla luibheanna san áit seo go bhfuil nimh ionta "hemlock" agus "meacan a' táthú"... (p. 174)
  50. Ainmhithe na Feirme (p. 177)
  51. Cúram na gCos (p. 179)
  52. Gabha agus an Cheárta (p. 181)
  53. An Tiarna Talún (p. 185)
  54. Seanscéal (p. 189)
  55. Amhrán (p. 191)
  56. Scéalta Crábhaidh (p. 193-194)
Origin information
Doolough, Co. Clare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 625, p. 100-194)
English  irish  
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Magicians   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0625/2

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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