28th October 1938
Taken from:- Philomena Behan Kildangan Co Kildare
Rheumatism is very prevalent among the old people nowadays and almost everyone has a different cure for this ailment. Some people use lemons while others use celery seeds.
Cold tea is a cure for sore eyes.
Mr Talbot of Richardstown has a cure for a tooth-ache. Those who go to him with this complaint get a folded piece of paper which is written a prayer. They are not to read this prayer for if they do their tooth-ache will not be cured.
Mrs Dunne of Ballybracken cures the min-fhéarach.it is said that this disease exists only in County Kildare.
Taken from:- Imelda Callan, Richardstown Co Kildare
- Philomena Behan
- Kildangan, Co. Kildare