School: Creathlach, Mainistir na Féile (roll number 16371)

Crataloe West, Co. Limerick
Dáithí Mac an Bháird

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0485, Page 058

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well in Athea has cured several ailments. It has cured sore eyes, headaches and lots of other ailments. If a cap made of ivy is placed on a sore head it will cure it. If a raw potato is cut and rubbed on to a warth it will cute it, also if a stolen piece of meat is rubbed to a wart it will cure it but the meat must be buried. A posthumous child has cures, e. g. for craos galar if the posthumous child was let brethe into the sick child's mouth the craos galar would be cured. Also such a child has the gift of curing the chin cough; he should while the sick child is "fasting" breathe into his mouth nine succesive mornings.
If the water passed by the sick person who is suffering from Jaundice is thrown into a running stream before sunrise the disease will be cured.