School: Cor Bealaigh

Corbally, Co. Sligo
Pádhraic Ó Marcacháin

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was wrong and the man was right. When a cow had milk-fever he would cure her. He would pump the udder hard and tie the teats with a string.
Jim Harrison is another handy man also. If an animal got shoulder-slipped he could put it back to its place again. He can also cure the bolo-sides in cows. That is a disease that cows take if let out too soon after calving. This is a very dangerous disease and would kill a cow if let long.