School: Skerries, Athy (roll number 10975)

Location:
Skerries North, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
E. Tansey

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Ailments and Cures - The Evil

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0781, Page 208

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The Evil
Some people suffer from the evil. Evils are nearly like boils to look at. They are very painful. Only the woman that cures knows the difference. Mrs Doyle from Collinstown in the Co. Wiclow cures the Evil. Mrs. Doyle cured a man named from Kilmead Athy. She looked at the evil and said some prayers. She gave mr Dunee some prayers three times every day. She told him is poultice the evil with linseed meal every night. The evil in three days went away completely.
Lizzie Dunne
kilmeade
Athy

Collector
Lizzie Dunne
Gender
female
Address
Kilmead, Co. Kildare
Language
English