School: Baile Ruadh (Cailíní)

Location:
Ballyroe, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Uí Fhearghail

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0013, Page 254

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The Buachaill-an-Tighe and Dandelion are said to cure diseases if the roots of them were cut off and boiled in water and drink the juice of them. The Blíoscáns were used by the people long ago.

The nettles and Dock-leaves and fúráns are pulled and boiled for pigs. It is said that these weeds were planted long ago by the people for curing diseases.