School: Caisleán Gael (roll number 15337)

Castlegal, Co. Sligo
M. Ó Tiománaidhe

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0156, Page 025

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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.


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

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