School: N. Seosamh, Cill Lasrach (roll number 16289)

Killasser, Co. Mayo
S. Mac Carrghamhna

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0126, Page 119

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Toothache: Peter sat on a marble stone. Our Lord came to him alone. "What ails thee, Peter" said Our Lord and Peter said "my head aches with toothache." It is said that who ever says these words when they have a toothache will never have it again.

Sore eyes: For curing sore eyes the old people used alam and mixed it with the white of an egg.
Ringworm: If there are seven sons in succession in a house the seventh son can cure ringworm.
Cures for Warts
If you wash the warts in the drop of water you get in the hole in the stone it will cure them. But you must not leave the house to go to the stone. You must just think of it as you pass by the stone.

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