School: Carrowrile (roll number 10396)

Location:
Carrowreilly, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Pádhraic Ó Coileáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0172, Page 256

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The spraining thread is a twine made with four rows of hemp. If a person sprains his foot by turning on it the spraining thread is put on it. Tom Doyle of Bunghill makes the spraining thread. The string is left on the foot for nine days and then it falls off and the foot is all right.
Told by:
Mrs O'Donnell, 40 yrs
Carrowrile, Laragh, Ballymote, Co Sligo
her son Tom 14 yrs.

Collector
Tom O' Donnell
Gender
male
Age
14
Address
Carrowreilly, Co. Sligo
Informant
Mrs O' Donnell
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Age
40
Address
Carrowreilly, Co. Sligo
Language
English

When people have head fever they have an awful pain in their head. When a person thinks they have fever the person with the cure measures the head and if the measure from the chin to the top of the head is not the same as the measure from the forehead to the back

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