School: Ceapach Chuinn (B.) (roll number 1936)

Cappoquin, Co. Waterford
Proinnsias Ó Laoghaire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0637, Page 21

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1. To cure the whooping cough catch a spider. Wrap it in muslin and hang it from the mantlepiece. When the spider dies the cough will be cured
2. Wool taken from a black sheep and worn constantly in the ear will prevent earache
3. To cure a wart rub your fasting spit to it each morning for nine mornings
[These cures were given to my brother, Joseph by Mrs Scanlon.
Thomas Conway