School: Baile Ruadh (Cailíní)

Ballyroe, Co. Galway
Máire, Bean Uí Fhearghail

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0013, Page 212

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you should go three successive times to his house not before sunrise or after sunset.

In former times when people were affected with mumps or the leacnac as it was called, they used to tie a stocking of hot potatoes around their neck and after some time it would disappear.