School: Breac-chluain (roll number 13147)

Location:
Brackloon, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Liam Ó Seachnasaigh

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Local Cures

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0001, Page 419

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Local Cures.
Cure for chin cough.
To walk in and out under a grey horses belly and then ask the owner of the horse for a cure.

Cure for a stie on the eye
Prick the site with a gooseberry then in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Ghost and then stick it in a snail and according as the snail is rotting the stie is disappearing.
Cure for toothache
Rub the finger of a corpse three times to the gum in the name of Father, Son and Holy Ghost.
Cure for a wart

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