School: Baile Giolla tSionáin (B.), An Gleann (roll number 11307)

Location:
Ballygiltenan Upper, Co. Limerick
Teacher:
Tadhg Ó Cathasaigh

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Local Cures

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Local Cures
Go to the garden where the potatoes grow. Get a potato pecked by a crow, put it in your pocket, never let it fall out and you will never get a toothache inside your mouth.
The skin of a boiled potato, as hot as it could be borne, is a very good cure for a sore lip.

Thomas Hogan
(told me by my father - John Hogan. Kinnard, Glin, Co. Limerick.
29.9.'38

Collector
Thomas Hogan
Gender
male
Address
Kinard, Co. Limerick
Informant
John Hogan
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Kinard, Co. Limerick
Language
English