School: Baile Dubh, Caisleán Ghriaire (roll number 15844)

Location:
Ballyduff, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Séaghdha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0431, Page 046

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Warts
If a person has warts he should put a bit of meat in the dung without letting anyone see him and then the warts would leave him. The second cure for warts is to get a plant that grows in the warren and rub the milk inside in it to the warts. The third cure is to put your spittle on them before eating your breakfast. The fourth cure is to cut the wart and rub the blood to a stone and put it into a paper and throw it on the road and the person that would pick it up would get the warts.

Rheumatism
People say if a person went under an arched briar his rheumatism

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Collector
Edward Boyle
Gender
male
Address
Farrandalouge, Co. Kerry
Informant
Pádraig O Baoighill
Gender
male
Age
55
Address
Farrandalouge, Co. Kerry
Language
English