School: Gartan (roll number 13755)

Location:
Bellville or Gartan, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Nóra Ní Dhuibhe
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1072, Page 336

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  1. People in this locality have an old cure for a sprained wrist.
    They get the skin of an eel and put it on a board to dry. When dried, it is taken off and put on the wrist till the pain ceases. My father proved this for he had a sprained wrist one time, and he put the skin of an eel on it and was soon cured.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
          1. medicine for human sicknesses
            1. sprains (~94)
    Language
    English
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    Gender
    Male
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    Relation
    Parent
    Gender
    Male