School: Kilmore (roll number 16126)

Location:
Kilmore, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Uí Shamhráin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0226, Page 500

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Cure of the Strain
As Jesus was riding over moory hills and heathery mountain. His fore foot slipped. He put bone to bone, blood to blood and flesh to flesh. Put all together in the name of Jesus and say three Hail Marys in honour of God and the saint that cures the strain. This is done on Mondays and Thursdays before sunset.
Mrs Quinn
Drumdiffer
Ballinamore

Cure for Headache

Knot the bottom of two rushes toghether and then knot another rush to the end of one of them. The rush will be like this.
Catch the end of the two side rushes and measure the head from the back of the ears to the top of the head then measure from under the chin to the top of the head while saying seven our fathers seven Hail Marys

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Informant
Mrs Quinn
Gender
female
Address
Drumdiffer, Co. Leitrim
Language
English