School: Carrowreagh (roll number 16884)

Carrowreagh, Co. Donegal
Annie Davidson
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1109, Page 121

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  1. Food left behind by a ferret, will cure whooping cough.
    Supposing a ferret has got too much milk (or bread & milk) & not able to finish it all, give the remainder to the child who has the cough & and it will be cured
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. A land mouse boiled & and the soup used either in tea or baked in bread, has been known to cure (weak kidneys)
    A grown up servant boy who was a great nuisance to the house was cured in this way.
    The lady boiled the mouse (land mouse) & put a little sugar in it & and baked it into bread, then gave it to the boy & cured him.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
    Mrs Speer
    Altaghaderry, Co. Donegal