School: Dromad (roll number 16781)

Location:
Drumod, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Millicent "Nuabhroinn"

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0214, Page 023

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Put peper into a piece of brown paper and put it to your face for a tooth ache.
Mash up the roots of orange lilies and put them to a boil or absess.
Get a black snail and rub him on a wart and put the snail on a thorn of a white thorn bush and when the snail is withered the wart will be gone.
Get fairy finger leaves and roast them and rub them into a powder and get fresh unsalted butter and mix it in the leaves for Ringworm.

Collector
Albert Sloane
Gender
male
Age
10
Address
Drumod, Co. Leitrim
Informant
John Sloane
Gender
male
Age
55
Occupation
postman
Address
Drumod, Co. Leitrim
Language
English