School: Uachtar Árd (roll number 4786)

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M. S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 207

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    would find in a hole in a rock but not to be looking for the rock
    Styes: To rub it with tea leaves, or to wash your eyes with cold tea
    Sore throat: To put your left stocking to your throat or else to fill a stocking with hot bran and put it to your throat
    Burns: Seal oil bread soda or flour to put on a burn
    Sting: To rub a blue rag on the sting will cure it
    Toothache: To put a frog in your mouth or to lick a black lizard or to put a needle in the fire until it would be red and then to put into your tooth and it would cure it.
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