School: Manulla (roll number 14544)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0095, Page 231

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wash the clothes in it. To make black dye they used boil sut in water and then boil the clothes in the water. To make a white dye people used to get lime bool it and wash clothes in the duce of it.

If you got a burn from a nettle get a docket and press it to it. Saint Patrick's cabbage is a cure for rheumatism. The chicken-weed in a cure for the ankle. It is very good to give boiled nettles to the young ducks. The thistle grows on the good land and the rush on the poor land. There is a lot of herbs on the land, the thistle

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Collector
Paddy Keher
Gender
male
Address
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Informant
John Keher
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Language
English