School: An Drom Clochach (B.)

Location:
Dromclogh, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Pártholán Ó Ruadhacháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0408, Page 163

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The seventh son was supposed to be able to cure any disease. There is a seventh son Denis Quinlan, Ballinclother, Lisoran and he is supposed to be able to stop bleeding, and to be able to kill any kind of an insect on plants
The posthumous child was supposed to bee able to cure 'craos collar' He or she was brought to the house, fasting, and breathed into the child's mouth. This continued for nine mornings when the child got better
Water in the hollow of a stone was supposed to cure warts

Collector
Mrs Norah Costello
Gender
female
Occupation
assistant teacher
Informant
Michael Costello
Gender
male
Age
78
Address
Ballyhorgan East, Co. Kerry
Language
English