School: Mountmellick (B.) (roll number 16070)

Location:
Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Dll. Binéad

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0823, Page 477

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A cure for a cold is to boil some butter milk, Put a pinch of pepper and a bit of butter into it. This is to be drank before going to bed,

Mrs. Coyne, Garroon, Mountmellick, Laoighis, by saying certain prayers is able to cure warts. Then the person who has the wart goes into the Church once a day and makes the sign of the cross on the wart with holy water. After some time the wart dissappears.

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