School: Slieverue (roll number 12476)

Location:
Slieveroe, Co. Kilkenny
Teacher:
John Carey

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0844, Page 187

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1. Bury three straws and while the straws wither a wart will wither off.

2. If a cow has a sore leg dig a sod in the field and the leg will cure.
3. If you had a wart on your leg get two bits of straw cross them and make the sign of the Cross and bury the straws and the wart will fall off.
4. If you had a sore get a piece of hay and put it on it and then bury it and the sore will heal.
5. If you cut your hair and a bird to get a rib of it you would never have a pain in your head again.
6. Bury a rabbit's foot and it will cure a

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Stás Ní Mhórdha
Gender
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Address
Rathpatrick, Co. Kilkenny
Language
English