School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 196

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a herb called sage. They would get the leaves of it and put it into water and drink it every morning
They ate earth from under a white thorn tree as a emetic
A cure they had to stop swelling was to tie a red string around it