School: Sean Bhaile Árd (roll number 14663)

Location:
Shanballard, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Murchadha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0083, Page 332

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A cure for rheumatism:
A cure which is often used and which is believed very effective for rheumatism is to catch snails and tie them in a piece of muslim and a grain of salt sprinkled on them. After a while the snails begin to melt and the fluid should be gathered and rubbed on the affected parts.

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Clooncah, Co. Galway
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