School: Teampall Mhuire

Location:
Carbad Beg, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Eithne, Bean Uí Mhaonghaille

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0143, Page 203

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When one's eyes are sore if you wash them with spring water, cold, out of the well, they will cease to be sore. Black tea also cures sore eyes.

One night a priest was going out on a sick call. Long ago the mode of convenience that mostly everybody had either horse-back or side-cars. The motor-cars were very scarce and expensive, besides the roads were very bad at this time.
This priest took his boy with him to drive him on his side-car. They were passing

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Collector
May Bourke
Gender
female
Address
Palmerstown, Co. Mayo
Informant
Patrick Bourke
Gender
male
Address
Palmerstown, Co. Mayo
Language
English