School: Lismire, Áth Treasa

Lismire, Co. Cork
John Hishon
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0352, Page 043

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    There is a mountain peak, called Mushera, that can be seen from our door, and the old people in my locality have this Irish saying with regard to it. "Clarac" is another mountain some distance to the west of Mushera.
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  2. A great cure for a child suffering from "thrush" was to put the "bill" of a gander into the mouth of the child. Slanlus was known as a great cure for a sore on a hand or leg.
    Dandelion was also considered a great cure for liver complaints. By washing and boiling the roots dandelion tea was made.
    Another great cure locally known was
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    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
    Máire Ní Ceallaigh
    Lismire, Co. Cork