School: Cappamore (B.) (roll number 7480)

Location:
Cappamore, Co. Limerick
Teacher:
James McCarthy

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0520, Page 182

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1. Get a raw potato and cut it in two and rub the juice of it to the wart (Chris Humphreys)
2. A snail is got and rubbed to the wart. Then the snail is left in place to wither and when the snail woudl be withered, the ward would be gone. (Tom Fitzgerald)
3. Gather as many small white stones as you have warts and rub each stone to each wart Then you should put the stones into a bag and fling them over our left sholder as far as you can, and the warts would gradually disappear. (Paddy O'Neill)
4. Rub your fasting spit to the wart every morning for nine mornings and at the end of that time the

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Chris Humphreys
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Tom Fitzgerald
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Paddy O' Neill
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James Daly
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