School: Lathaigh (Laghey)

Location:
Laghy, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Proinsias Mac Pháidín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1032, Page 104

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In former times here abouts and in all country places home made cures were plentiful for ills of man and beast. For bloodlessness three or four nails were allowed to rust in a bottle of beer. This mixture was probably hard to drink but was very effective as a cure.

Collector
Monica Connolly
Gender
female
Informant
Mrs Connolly
Gender
female
Age
45
Language
English