School: Uachtar Árd (roll number 4786)

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M. S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 300

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    The juice of the dandelion is very good for warts.
    The yarrow is good for anaemia. Water cress is good for goitre.
    Dock leaves are good for nettle stings.
    The hart ferr is good for heart trouble.
    The bark of the oak is good for curing horses.
    The male ferr is good for curing fluke in cattle.
    Water cress is used for salad.
    Wild thyme is used for flavouring.
    Cuckoo saddle for eating.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. We have a churn at home. It is a dash churn. It was bought five years ago.
    The things that go with the churn are the dash, the cup and the lid.
    In summer the people churn twice a week. In Winter the people churn once a
    week and some weeks they don't churn at all.
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    1. activities
      1. economic activities
        1. agriculture (~2,659)
          1. butter and churns (~3,280)
    Pauline Molloy
    Oughterard, Co. Galway