School: Uachtar Árd (roll number 4786)

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M. S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 230

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    The cure for stings is to rub a blue bag on them. The cure for styes are hot tea leaves.
    The cure for a heart burn is to lick a lizard. The cure for a wart is washing-soda.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. A cure for warts is to get water in a stone but not to be looking for it and dip the wart in it.
    For a stye is a thorn of a gooseberry bush and to stick it in the the stye.
    For Mumps is to rub your face where you saw a cow rubbing himself against.
    Cure for a sore throat is to boil nettles and the water that would be with it to drink it.
    The cure for a toothache is to tie a piece of string around your toe and the people say it would cure it.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
    Chrissie Connolly
    Oughterard, Co. Galway