School: Uachtar Árd (roll number 4786)

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M. S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 303

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  1. (continued from previous page)
    There is an herb that grows in the mountain it has only one stem and is most healthy for every thing and is a cure for consumption.
    There is a drowning leaf that rows in places it is a cure for burn.
    There is a cure for kidney trouble that grows through the potatoes in Harvest and it has a bad smell it is a stringy thing and grows low in the land. Docking leaf is also a cure for sores.
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  2. Long ago the people never wore any boots. In Summer still children do not wear any boots.
    Boots are made by the shoemakers in Oughterard. There are two shoemakers in Oughterard Mr. Keane and Mr. Heffermann.
    Some people mend their own shoes and other sen them to the shoemakers to be
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    1. objects
      1. clothing and accessories (~2,403)
        1. shoes (~1,841)
    Annie Joyce
    Oughterard, Co. Galway