School: Scoil na mBráthar Sligeach (Sráid na Céibhe) (roll number 16585)

Quay Street, Co. Sligo
An Br. Ó Cearbhaill

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0161, Page 167

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(a) Soap and sugar poultice
(b) A thin slice of potato.
(c) Get a dog to lick it. For a sore finger, hold it in boiling water in which potatoes were boiled.
(d) A grated potato poultice

(a) Three hairs taken from the dog which bit and and rubbed on the wound.
(c) There is a cure in the hair of the dog which bit.

The cure for foul-mouth is that anyone who has never seen his father should blow his breath on the person afflicted and he will be cured.