School: Uachtar Árd (roll number 4786)

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M. S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 274

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    for pigs and they are given to them during summer months when potatoes are scarce.
    Ivy is used to dye clothes green. "Sgrac Loc" a hard kind of moss which grows on stones is used to dye flannel brown.
    "Laub" which is a kind of mud got in boggy is used to dye wool black.
    Holly berries, wood-pine berries, corell berries and Green-Elm berries are poisonous.
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  2. There are four closed wells in Oughterard. St Cummin's in a filed on the Galway road about a quarter of a file from Oughterard. St Michael's well is in a field in the town. St Cuthbert's in the graveyard in Glann a few miles from Oughterard and St Una's is in a filed back in Leam. People visit St Cummin's on the fifteenth
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    Annie Joyce
    Oughterard, Co. Galway