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Clareen, Birr

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Clareen, Birr (school) (Clareen, Co. Offaly), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher S. Ó Néill.

Original reference: 0821/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Offaly schools

  1. Linguistic - Irish Words in Common Use in Seirkieran (p. 275-281)
  2. Linguistic - Riddles (p. 282-283)
  3. Riddles (p. 284A-285A)
  4. Linguistic - Riddles (p. 284-285)
  5. Superstitions (p. 286A)
  6. Old Cures (p. 286A)
  7. Old Beliefs (p. 286)
  8. Weather-Lore (p. 287)
  9. Signs of the Weather (p. 288)
  10. Linguistic (p. 289)
  11. Social - Old Cures (p. 290-291)
  12. Old Cures (p. 292)
  13. Social - List of Managers of Scoil Chiaráin Naofa (p. 293)
  14. Social - List of Teachers of Scoil Chiaráin Naofa (p. 293)
  15. Social (p. 293)
  16. Ethnographic - Children Attending Scoil Chiaráin Naofa (p. 294-296)
  17. Ethnographic - Surnames of Pupils on Rolls 1938 (p. 297-298)
  18. Religious (p. 298-299)
  19. Religious (p. 300)
  20. Religious (p. 300)
  21. Religious (p. 300)
  22. Religious (p. 300)
  23. Religious (p. 301)
  24. Religious (p. 301)
  25. Religious (p. 301-302)
  26. Archaeological (p. 303-304)
  27. Archaeological (p. 305)
  28. Archaeological (p. 306)
  29. Archaeological (p. 306-307)
  30. Archaeological (p. 308)
  31. Archaeological (p. 308)
  32. Historic (p. 309)
  33. Religious (p. 310)
  34. Religious (p. 310-311)
  35. Linguistic - Dan Rafter and Fr O'Keefe (p. 312)
  36. In an old barracks in Oakley a family by name Conway lived. (p. 314-315)
  37. Linguistic (p. 316)
  38. Night the Tailor Shellow Slept Out (p. 317-318)
  39. One day Larry Dillon went to the minister's house to see the minister. (p. 318)
  40. Riddles - Linguistic (p. 319)
  41. Linguistic - Old Sayings (p. 319)
  42. Religious (p. 320)
  43. Old Rhymes and Riddles (p. 321)
  44. St Kieran's (p. 322-323)
  45. Three Ring Fort (p. 324)
  46. J. Dooley... (p. 325-326)
  47. Tálach... (p. 327-329)
  48. Mossfield's old name is the Rag. (p. 330-331)
  49. Some years ago a man was out late one night... (p. 332)
  50. How the Leap Got Its Name (p. 333)
  51. Story (p. 334)
  52. Historic (p. 336)
  53. Ruins of House Walls Gable-Ends Can still Be Seen at the Rag (p. 337)
  54. Gallen Fair (p. 338)
  55. The wages of a working man seventy years ago was... (p. 338)
  56. Wakes (p. 339-341)
  57. Flummery (p. 342)
  58. Black Puddings (p. 342)
  59. Mixture (p. 342-343)
  60. Archaeological (p. 344)
  61. Archaeological (p. 344-345)
  62. Archaeological (p. 345-346)
  63. Banshee (p. 347)
  64. Castles of the O Carrolls included... (p. 348)
  65. Historic (p. 349)
  66. Historic (p. 349)
  67. Historic (p. 349)
  68. Historic (p. 349-350)
  69. Historic (p. 351)
  70. Historic (p. 351)
  71. Historic (p. 352-353)
  72. Ethnographic (p. 354-355)
  73. Ethnographic - Names Enrolled 1874-1875 (p. 356-357)
  74. Ethnographic - Names of Boys Enrolled 1874-1875 (p. 358-359)
  75. Ethnographic - List of Hedge-Schoolmasters (p. 360)
  76. Ethnographic - List of Teachers who Taught in Present School Building (p. 361)
  77. Ethnographic - Land Was Divided in Recent Years (p. 362)
  78. Historic or Archaeological (p. 363)
  79. Historic or Archaeological (p. 363)
  80. Historic - Fr Daniel Kelly (p. 364)
Origin information
Clareen, Co. Offaly
Date created:
typeOfResource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 821, p. 274-364)
Languages
English  
genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Offaly
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Weather--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Dwellings--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
School location
ClareenAn CláirínClareenSeirkieranBallybrittOffaly
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5044656
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0821/5

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Offaly 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:50446565>
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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