School: Islandanny (roll number 5748/9)

Rea, Co. Kerry
Máire, Bean Uí Chatháin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0406, Page 489

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  1. There was a woman in this district who used put eggs into people's hay so that their cows would sling and if her cows were going against her she would put eggs into people's hay inorder that their cows would eat them with the hay. If they ate them they would sling and they would not have any milk for the year and her own cows would have plenty milk when she would be after doing that.
    Another time the same woman used get a cloth when her children used be sick and she would tell them to spit on the cloth and she would carry the cloth and give it to the children next door inorder they would take the
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    1. agents (~1)
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    Máire Lyons
    Pilgrimhill, Co. Kerry