School: Páirc Íseal (C.) (roll number 4794)

Location:
Lowpark, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Sorcha Ní Dhumhnaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0117, Page 78

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Dust in eye:-
1. Go out on a windy day, look up towards the wind and dust will come out.
2. Hold a cup of boiling water under your eye and the steam will take out the dust.
Sty in eye:-
1. Get nine gooseberry thorns growing on the same stem and point them to the eye nine times, saying each time, "Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost."
2. Wash with cold tea.
Warts:-
1. A Snail was rubbed on warts, then fastened to a thorn. As the snail withered as did the warts.
2. Limestone water:- If you get a drop of water in the hollow of a stone without looking

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Collector
Kathleen Doherty
Gender
female
Address
Lowpark, Co. Mayo
Language
English