School: Granagh (C.), Brúgh Ríogh (roll number 9928)

Granagh, Co. Limerick
Máire Ní Leidhin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0499, Page 183

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Ferret's leavings cured Whooping Cough also whatever a man driving a WHITE horse would say on being asked " What will cure the Chin Cough.

The FASTING SPIT rubbed for nine mornings to warts sty's or swellings was supposed to be a cure.

CRAOS GALAR was cured by putting a gander's bill into the child's mouth, or by a child who was born after its father's death ( post-humas )
Breathing into the mouth of the person suffering from Craos Gallar.

Jaundice was cured by boiling worms in milk and then drinking the milk.

A medicine made from Dandelion cured stomach trouble. The juice was pounded out of the dandelion and boiled with water.
A cob-web put on a cut was supposed to stop bleeding.
A poultice of fresh Caeir-dearg[?] put to a boil or lump brought it to a separation.
Water that had lodged in a hollow stone was a cure for worts. The warts were washed in the water.
Another cure for warts was:- put a stone for every wart into a bag, leave the bag on the roadside. The person who finds

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