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- Styes- [?] put cold tea leaves on it
Warts-put washing soda on it or to bury a piece of meat you steal and when it gets rotten the wart will go.
Toothaches- put a frog in you mouth.
corns- put a Ivy leaves on it
burns- sprinkle flour on it.
Stings- rub a blue rag on it.
headaches- rub cold water on you head.
Earaches- boil an eel and put it's juice into your ear
cuts- put cobwebs or butter on it.
Once there lived the man named Jim Roche who always wore only one boot because one day he was in Galway and went in by mistake to a protestant church and the foot that first stepped into it he punished it by not wearing a boot on it.
He went under a natural bridge which runs under "Gannons" in Camp St. and no- one else(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Mrs Callaghan