School: An Baile Mór (roll number 11193)

Location:
Ballymore Lower, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
D. E. Tate
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1077, Page 276

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1077, Page 276

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    just built one on top of the other. The old people did not use mortar for building as they do now because they did not know how to make mortar. They burned shoes and sticks and coal in the fires long ago. The fires were on a hearth.
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  2. There are a lot of weeds round here. The names of some of them are Benweed, Thistles, Gealgown, Mugwort, Dalkens, Wild Cale, Nettle, Coldfoot. The Dalkan can cure a nettle sting. Some people pull the Dalken weed to give it to the pigs and hens. There is a cure in the nettles.
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    Topics
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
    2. objects
      1. man-made structures
        1. buildings
          1. residential buildings (~2,723)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    null
    Gender
    Female
    Informant
    Thomas Jacob
    Gender
    Male