School: An Clochar, Oileán Ciarraí (roll number 14952)

Location:
Castleisland, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
An tSr. Caoimhín

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Local Cures

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0447, Page 163

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1. If you drink dandelion water you would never be thin.
2. If you place a withered cabbage leaf near your skin it would cure a pain.
3. Another cure for a pain is to cut a slice of potato and place it where the pain is.
4. A cure for asthma is the leaves of the oak.
5. A cure for a corn is an ivy leaf dipped in vinegar.

Collector
Alice Griffin
Gender
female
Informant
Thomas O' Connor
Gender
male
Address
Crag, Co. Kerry
Language
English