School: Scoil Sheosaimh Ntha (Cailíní)

Location:
Glennamaddy, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Úna, Bean Uí Threasaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0017, Page 239

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9. Boggy moss is good for a burn.

Herbs and Cures
1. If a person had warts, to steal a piece of bacon and put it in the dung hill and as the bacon is getting rotten, the warts get rotten also.
2. If a person had a burn they would put a skin of a roasted potato against it. Other would use flour, soda, lamp oil, and cow-manure.
3. If a blain bursted the used to put cow-manure against it
4. If a person had scabs they would put butter and sulphur mixed together in gravey against it.

Herbs and Cures

1. If a person had warts, to steal a piece of bacon and put it in the dung hill and as the bacon is getting rotten, the warts get rotten also.
2. If a person had a burn they would put a skin of a roasted potato against it. Other would use flour, soda, lamp oil, and cow-manure.
3. If a blain bursted the used to put cow-manure against it
4. If a person had scabs they would put butter and sulphur mixed together in gravey against it.

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Collector
Maggie Gibney
Gender
female
Informant
Tom Disken
Gender
male
Address
Kiltullagh, Co. Galway
Language
English