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- The old people of Currabinny, Co. Cork. cured a cut finger by winding a spider's web around it, and leaving it there until the finger had completely healed. The spider's web was also known as the "Irish Penance".Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- The old people of Currabinny, Co. Cork had many sayings about wedding and considered certain days unlucky for marriages, and if the bride wore certain colours, they were also thought unlucky.
Monday:- For Health.
Tuesday:- For Wealth.
Wednesday:- The best day of all.
Thursday:- For crosses.
Friday:- For losses.
Saturday:- No luck at all.
The lucky colours were:- White, Blue,(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.