School: Breac-chluain (roll number 13147)

Brackloon, Co. Galway
Liam Ó Seachnasaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0001, Page 419

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0001, Page 419

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  1. 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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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)