School: Ballyleague (roll number 5973)

Location:
Ballyleague, Co. Roscommon
Teacher:
Patrick O' Dowd

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of it. Dandelion is a very good medicine for the stomach. My father also told me that he had a horse with a sore breast. He heard one of the old people of the village, saying that the bark of an oak tree was very good for curing a horse with a sore breast. He got the bark and peeled it and boiled it. When he was a few days rubbing it on the horse, he noticed the wound healing, and a couple of days after, the scab fell off and the wound healed.

Pupil's name - P.J. Glennon,
Cloonadra, Lanesboro, Co. Longford
Told by - Peter Glennon, Senior,
Cloonadra, Lanesboro, Co. Longford

Collector
P.J. Glennon
Gender
male
Address
Cloonaddra, Co. Roscommon
Informant
Peter Glennon Senior
Gender
male
Address
Cloonaddra, Co. Roscommon
Language
English