School: Leithrinn

Location:
Lerhin, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Seán Ó Labhradha

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Composition - Leigheasanna

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 207

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Long ago there were no Doctors. The old people had cures for the different diseases. There was a man living in Dereen long ago. This man had a cure for anyone who was sick. When a person was sick they went to him. He got a piece of string. He put knots on the string. While he was putting on the knots he said a prayer called

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Collector
Mairéad Ní Fhloinn
Gender
female
Address
Ahaun, Co. Galway
Informant
Seán Mágh Fhloinn
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Address
Ahaun, Co. Galway
Language
English