School: Lios Dubh (B.)

Location:
Lisduff, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Proinnsias Mac Cuinn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0119, Page 467

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was not the magic words effected the cure. The alkali in the dock leaves neutralises the acid from the nettle.

There was a lake in the village of Attavally called Loch an Bhric Chaoich (the lake of the blind trout). It was named from a blind trout that was caught in it. The people were afraid to pass by the lake after nightfall for a white horse was seen grazing by its side. The lake has dried up during the last few years.

Collector
Éinrí Ó Cearbhaill
Gender
male
Address
Attavally, Co. Mayo
Language
English