School: Manulla (roll number 14544)

Location:
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Seán Mac an Adhastair

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0095, Page 225

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When you have a pain in your ear get a piece of black-sheep's wool and put it in the ear.
If you have a stone bruise put nails to it.
If you want to cure a tooth-ache put a coal to your mouth.
The juice of horse-broom is a cure for a pain in the back.
If you have a whittle put it in hot water and it will ripen,

It isn't the hen that cackles the most that lays the biggest egg.
Time and patience brought a snail to America
A bird in the handest is as good as two on the bush
Many a ship was lost at sea for want of

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Collector
John Mc Donagh
Gender
male
Address
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Informant
Walter Mc Donagh
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Language
English