School: Fleasgach (roll number 15842)

Location:
Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Ss. Ó Maonaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 336

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Certain herbs is used in the following way. Dandelion for the blood, and it is also given to young ducks for forming firm flesh. Water cress is used for the same purpose. Cumfrey is used for cuts, bruises, and it draws and heals then. Boiled nettles is used as a tonic for the blood in the month of March. The poisenous herbs are the fruit of the elder, the yarrow, and the privet.

Collector
Peg Dowd
Gender
female
Address
Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Informant
Mrs Dowd
Relation
unknown
Gender
female
Address
Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Language
English

There was three blacksmiths in this district long ago. There names was William Burke, Tom Lyons, and Peter Joyce. Lyons and Joyces forges was near a crossroad. The door of the forge was high and wide and the horse shoes nailed

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