School: Drumshanbo (C.) (roll number 12873)

Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim
Margaret Flynn

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Fenton aged about eighty four years. The person who is suffering from this disease has to be brought to a pig-sty and those words are repeated three times, "Huca Muca".

There are many old cures performed in Ireland and these are handed down from father to son and from mother to daughter and this is the one I know best.
In this locality there lives a woman named Mrs Mulvey Ardcolumn aged about sixty years and she is supposed to possess the cure of the worms.

She goes outside and returning with a piece of clay in her hands she enters the room says certain prayers and entering the room where the suffering person is. she tells her bless herself and while doing so

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