School: Glaise an Choinnlín (C.), Áth Treasna (roll number 12321)

Location:
Clashykinleen East, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Nóra, Bean Uí Ghealbháin
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0351, Page 418

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0351, Page 418

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  1. ((Cure 24)
    Sometimes people took milk to the ferret. The milk which the ferret would have without drinking was said to be a cure for chin-cough.
    (Cure 25)
    If somebody had a sore throat and if had a gander to throw his breath down the sore throat it would be cured.
    (Cure 26)
    Red worms cut up into half a cup f porter and given to drink to a person having jaundice is a good cure.
    (Cure 27)
    The Juice of a dandelion is said to be a cure for consumption.
    (Cure 28)
    Long ago when a calf had worms the people used clear na péirce: They put three knots on a cord. They struck the calf nine times on the back with the cord. They then pulled the cord between both hands
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    Topics
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    null
    Gender
    Female
    Informant
    Daniel O' Connor
    Relation
    Parent
    Gender
    Male