School: Ráth Coille (roll number 15705)

Location:
Rathkell, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Aindrias Ó Mórdha

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A Cure for a Calf Having a Pain

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0149, Page 107a

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A calf having a pain can be cured in the following way:-
Get a half cup of baking soda and a spoon of ginger and mix them together in two cups of milk.
Then put the dose in a bottle and give it to the calf and it will banish the pain.

Collector
Emily Joyce
Gender
female
Address
Glenavenew, Co. Mayo
Informant
Peter Joyce
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parent
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male
Address
Glenavenew, Co. Mayo
Language
English