School: Manulla (roll number 14544)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0095, Page 240

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Herbs
The herbs that grow on good land are the dock leaf, the ferrybawn the buachallán, and the thistle. The herbs which grow on bad land are nettle, black head, shellystring and chicken weed. There is a cure in broom for a pain in the back. Pull it boil it in hot water and drink it. People boil nettles and give them to young ducks.
Thomas Connor Rathermond
John Connor (60) Rathermond

Collector
Thomas Connor
Gender
male
Address
Rathredmond, Co. Mayo
Informant
John Connor
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Rathredmond, Co. Mayo
Language
English

I play a game called four-corner fool. Four boys stand on four stones. The stones are the same distance apart. Another boy stands on a stone in the middle, and he is called the fool. At a signal the four boys rush from one stone to another. If the boy in the middle can get to one of the stones he can have it and the

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