School: Baile na Sagart, Lios Mór

Location:
Feagarrid, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
G. Armstong

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0636, Page 123

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calling, "Eat em up, Eat em up."
When the Crow is calling he seems to say "Caw, Caw, Caw."

There were no doctors or nurses long ago. When a person would have a toothache, he would look for a frog, put him into his mouth and leave him there until he would scream three times. Then the toothache would get better. Some people would rub soot or pepper or bread-soda to the tooth to cure it.
If a person had a sore mouth a boy born after the death of his father could cure it by blowing his breath into the person’s mouth for three mornings.
When a person would see a frog or a lizard he would catch him and lick him with his

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Informant
Mr Thomas Fennessy
Gender
male
Address
Ballysaggart More, Co. Waterford
Language
English