School: Carraigíní (roll number 11693)

Carrigans Lower, Co. Sligo
Thos. Mc Gettrick

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0184, Page 0074

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pointing eight gooseberry thorns to the eye and throwing the ninth thorn across your right shoulder and bless yourself.
If a person got a thorn in their foot in former times the cure they had for taking it out was to put the tongue of a fox on the thorn.
Water found in a hallowed stone is said to be a cure for warts.
In former times when a child had the chincough the people would put the child between an animals legs to be cured.