School: Nart (roll number 11660)

Nart, Co. Monaghan
Mrs Mc Adoo
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0952, Page 158

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0952, Page 158

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  1. In this district if any person or animal is bleeding someone runs to the home of John Norris, Ahalough, Latnamard P.O., Newbliss, Co. Monaghan. This man has the power to stop all cases of bleeding which power his father before him had and has passed on.
    Last Easter twelvemonths (locally expressed, last Easter was a year) two girls were riding along the Clones-Ballybay road when one girl's nose began to bleed. In vain they tried to stop it, but it only seemed to get worse.
    A local man happened to come along and stopped on seeing the strangers plight. He could do nothing to help but said he would
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
          1. medicine for human sicknesses
            1. bleeding (~48)
    A. F. M. Mc Adoo