School: Siolbhrain (Shelbourne) (roll number 5235 or 5484)

Location:
Gortrooskagh, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Síghle, Bean Uí Thuama

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0461, Page 061

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Eibhlín Ní Shúilleabháin
Leaca-ruadh
Neidín


Meacan-dá-thogha
This herb used to be found successful in curing ring-worm. The roots should be boiled, and applied to the ring-worm while hot. Every three hours a fresh plaster should be applied, and after a while the ring-worm would disappear.
This herb is said to cure boils on the back of the neck.

Cos Dubh
This is a species of hardy fern with a black stem. The fern should

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Collector
Eibhlín Ní Shúilleabháin
Gender
female
Age
14
Address
Lackaroe, Co. Kerry
Informant
Bean Uí Shúilleabháin
Gender
female
Age
60
Address
Lackaroe, Co. Kerry
Language
mixed