School: Lochán na mBan (roll number 7816)

Location:
Loughaunnaman, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Conghaile

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0099, Page 306

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four-hours in the brandy. Then if a glass of it is taken three times a day it will cure the yellow gaundies.
Cancer
The cure for this is a herb like pepper-mint which, in the field The way to take the herb is to eat it raw and it will kill the cancer.

Mr Thomas Mannion lives one mile from here. A well-to-do farmer. He has nine or ten cattle a horse and about a score of sheep. Some time ago a very unnatural thing happened. He had a cow for calfing. He was watching the cow for two or three days. At last the cow got sick for calfing. There were five or six men along with Mr Thomas Mannion. All these men could not bring the calf. They sent for Mr O’Brien the Vet.

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Collector
Henry Ford
Gender
male
Address
Loughaunnaman, Co. Mayo
Informant
Thomas Mannion
Gender
male
Occupation
farmer
Address
Ballinsmaula, Co. Mayo
Language
English