School: Caisleán Gael (roll number 15337)

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

Filter stories

Back
/ 226 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
Caisleán Gael | The Schools’ Collection

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0156, Page 025

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

A grass mouse must be found. This is easy in the harvest season as many can be got in wet meadows. It is killed and then boiled in milk - fresh of course - and given unawares to person who has the complaint.
It won’t do if he or she knows that the mouse has been boiled in the milk.

Language
English

A sty on a person’s eye is cured in this way. The person goes to a gooseberry bush and plucks 10 thorns. He throws away 9 and then points the remaining one at the sty

(continues on next page)
Language
English