School: Clochar na Trócaire, Béal Átha na Sluagh

Location:
Ballinasloe, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Sr. M. Oiliféar

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0029, Page 0137

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it on your finger. Another cure is that the seventh son of a seventh son can cure ring worm.

Got From,
Miss M. Morrissy
Post Office
Ballinasloe

7. People say that if you take some clay off St. Kieran's grave in Clonmacnoise, that there is a cure in it for a bad stomach. There is a cure in elder leaves and pig's lard for infected soars. The elder leaves are ground and are cooked with lard, strained and put into glass jars and in three days after it is ready for use. There is a cure in ferret's milk for ring worm.

Got From
Mr. W. Greene
Society St.
Ballinasloe

Informant
Mr W. Greene
Gender
male
Address
Society Street, Co. Galway
Language
English