School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh (roll number 16821)

Location:
Ballylosky, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
An tSr. M. Beirín Ní Bhaoighill

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Old Cures

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1114, Page 90

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Old Cures

A Smith's Cure: If any one has horses dying in succession it is said that if he gets half a crown from the blacksmith the disease will go away.

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A Smith's cure:-- If any one has horses dying in succession it is said that if he gets half a crown from the blacksmith the disease will go away.
Whooping cough:-- Drink mare's milk; get a bit of bread and butter from a man and woman of the same name, who are married.
Cuts:-- Fresh butter without salt.
Sore throat:-- Take a drink of hot buttermilk and ginger or a drink of black currant jam.
Information obtained from:--
Mr. George McLaughlin
Oldtown,
Culdaff.

Informant
Mr George Mc Laughlin
Gender
male
Address
1419887
Language
English