School: Caisleán Gael (roll number 15337)

Location:
Castlegal, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
M. Ó Tiománaidhe

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0156, Page 019

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A cow having a chill; the water from St Patrick's well rubbed on her back and some of it given to drink.

A burn: The man or woman who licks a mankeeper has the cure. He may be found in a well or stream. Some people call him a lizard. To have the cure all that is necessary is to lick the mankeeper; if he does so he will have the cure which he performs in this way. He licks the burnt part - let it be the hand or foot with his tongue.

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Informant
Mrs William Mc Gloin
Gender
female
Age
60
Address
Grellagh, Co. Sligo
Informant
Terry Watters
Gender
male
Age
74
Address
Cliffony, Co. Sligo
Informant
Mrs John Mc Cannon
Gender
female
Age
65
Address
Cliffony, Co. Sligo
Language
English