School: Clonsilla

Location:
Clonsilla, Co. Dublin
Teacher:
M. Ní Cholmáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0790, Page 26

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sore throat.

A stocking full of salt tied around your neck is a cure for sore throat.
A stocking taken warm from the foot and tied around the neck three nights in succession is an in cure for sore throat.
If you put a God's horse (which resembles a hairy brown caterpillar) in a bag and tie it round your neck it is supposed to cure a sore throat.

Collector
Síle Ní Ruaidhrc
Gender
female
Address
Clonsilla, Co. Dublin
Language
English