School: Beann-chorr (roll number 13808)

Location:
Banagher, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Tadhg Ó Hairt

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Cure for Burns

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0141, Page 282

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If any person lick a lizard (eascú luachra) against the grain that is from the top of his tail to the tip of his snout three times full length and swallow the water that is licked off by the tongue each time and then kill the lizard that person will have the power of curing burns.
NOTE. If the lizard is not killed after being licked the person will not have the cure.
Possessors of the Cure in this locality
Martin Clarke Castlemagee
Joseph Clarke "
Johnny Clarke "
Thomas Loughney "
Ellen Killeen "

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Collector
Martin Clarke
Gender
male
Address
Castlenageeha, Co. Mayo
Informant
Joseph Clarke
Gender
male
Address
Castlenageeha, Co. Mayo
Language
English
Location
Castlenageeha