School: Ceann Breac (C.) (roll number 13452)

Location:
Canbrack, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Mrs Ruane, Mrs Ruane

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Local Cures - Whooping-Cough

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0119, Page 297

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A relative of children suffering from whooping cough is on the look out for a man riding a white horse and whetever he ..., no matter how simple it is, is and it is supposed to cure the son of the malady. Ass's milk when stolen. The food let, afte a ferret has of his meal

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