School: Cloigeann

Location:
Cleggan, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Seán Ó Fathaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 320

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makes is put on the burn.
toothach; Put a bit of blue-stone in the bad tooth and it cracks the tooth into pieces.
a child dying; If a child get cold and is dying. if a person that never saw his father blows into the childs mouth through a gold ring he will be cured.
Cuts; If a person gets cut and is bleeding the feather of a white hen will stopp the blood.
The sevent daughter; The sevent daughter of a family can cure sore eyes.
ringworm; Ink is put around it and it stops from spreading.
Bronchitis; The cure for this diseas is to pigs lard on the chest.
Sore hands; If a persons hands cracks and gets sore. cart greece rubbed on them will cure them.

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The cures the people has for a hooping cough is asses milk.

The cures the people has for a hooping cough is asses milk. They have also a cure for a headache is to take two or three aspros and a full cup of water.
The cures at Blessed wells; if

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Informant
Pat Ward
Gender
male
Age
62
Address
Cleggan, Co. Galway
Language
English