School: Naomh Angela, Caisleán an Bharraigh (roll number 14410)

Location:
Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
An tSr. M. Muireadhaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 458

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An truic - Fear as Druin capaill bháin. rud ar bith a thugfad sé duit nó rud a fágad an firrit in a dhiaidh mo bainne asail a ól.
Tinneas Fiacla = Frog a cur siós is béal
Fáirthíní = Uisge cloche aol gan a bheith as a lorg
Duine nach mbéadh láidír = Dul faoi bolg asail nó faoi carraigh trí uairi gach lá.
Deuireann na sean daoine gur treáthamhail cun pósadh Máire na h-Inide.

Corns = Steal a piece of bacon and bury it when the bacon is rotten the corn will fall off.

Warts = Go to a blacksmith and put your hand into the water in which the blacksmith cools his iron. After a week the warts will fall off.
A bad heart = Pick some large dandelions, and take the stalks off them, Boil them in water for an hour. Then add some salt and drink it and it will cure a person with a bad heart.

Collector
Rose Dunne
Gender
female
Informant
Mrs Gildea
Gender
female
Language
English