School: Anach (roll number 13630)

Annagh, Co. Sligo
Bean Uí Bhanáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0182, Page 363

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    The person breathes on the child suffering from the foul mouth.
    This is done on certain days - usually Mondays and Thursdays.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Martin Foley Highwood has the cure for ring worm. He kneels down and where ever the sore is on the sick person, he puts his hand at the opposite place. This is to squeeze the worm. He rubs his hand up and down for a long time on the sore.
    There are certain days Mondays, Thursdays, and Mondays again.
    Warts. If one gets a black snail without looking for it and rubs it on the wart and sticks a thorn through him. He leaves him there until he fades
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
    Bridget Cogan