School: Cill Moibhí (C.) (roll number 13081)

Location:
Kilmovee, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Áine, Bean Uí Dhubhthaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0114, Page 148

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1. Some people have traditional cures. There is a girl named Eileen Roddy living near my house. She has a cure for ringworm as she is the seventh daughter of the family. She is ten years old.

2. Domnick Duffy has a cure for a sore mouth because he never saw his father
3.Two children have the cure for a sore mouth in Coill-u-bra[?]

In the olden times the people made their own cures. They never brought a doctor to any person that was sick. For a simple cold they used a gruel made of butter milk and oat meal. For a sore neck they boiled potatoes and when they were boiled they bruised them and put them into a stocking.

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Collector
Annie Mc Donagh
Gender
female
Address
Raherolus, Co. Mayo
Informant
Winnie Duffy
Gender
female
Address
Clooncarha, Co. Mayo
Language
English