School: Donabate (B.)

Location:
Donabate, Co. Dublin
Teacher:
L. Ó Briain

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Old Home Cures

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0789, Page 284

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Bad Chest:- Get a white turnip and slice it and put brown sugar between the slices and put them between two plates over night and in the morning drink the juice

John Fitzpatrick 19th November 1937
Corns:-
(1) Melt a real perl button in lemon juice and rub it in to a corn
John Fitzpatrick 19th November 1937 Donabate
(2) Rub fat bacon on your corns over night then when the corns are gone bury the bacon
James Mac Donnell Donabate 19th November
(3) Get an ivy leaf and dip it in vinegar put it on your toe and leave it there one

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Collector
John Halpin
Gender
male
Address
Donabate, Co. Dublin
Informant
Mrs Halpin
Relation
unknown
Gender
female
Age
38
Address
Beaverstown, Co. Dublin
Language
English