School: Lubhghortán (Lowertown), Scoil Mhuire (roll number 4172)

Location:
Lowertown, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Uí Mhathúna

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would come out of them would cure thrush or a sore throat.

Whooping cough:- Cut off the roots off BURD-DOCKS and to boil the roots and to drink the liquid that would come out of them
Burns:- Rub the oil that would come out of a SKATE to the burns
Warts:- Rub the white milky stuff that would come out of the STEM OF THE BANNACKAIEN to the warts, and it would drive them away
Boils and corns:- Search for the PENNY LEAVES that grow in the side of a fence, heat them to the fire, and then place them against the boil or the corn, and it would prevent them from spreading.

Collector
Timothy Regan
Gender
male
Informant
Mrs Mahony
Gender
female
Age
73
Address
Laharan, Co. Cork
Language
English