William Allen High Street Drumshanbo aged about eighty years makes the cure of the Whooping Cough. This cure is made as follows. A moth is procured and put into the jamb of the door. As the insect withers away the person will gradually be cured.The following cures are also used in this locality for Whooping Cough. The person who is suffering from the disease is put out three times under an ass which has never been ridden.This is another cure. A horse's winkers is put on the suffering person and someone leads him across a river three times with his eyes shut.
- Nancy Moran