School: Cill Chuimín, Durlas Éile (roll number 12538)

Kilcommon, Co. Tipperary
Donnchadh Ó Cuinnéain
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0542, Page 406

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  1. This charm or rather the power to prevent or stop bleeding may be passed from a man to a woman or from a woman to a man.
    To possess the charm or power you must first procure twelve girls. Every girl must be named Mary in Baptism and each and every one of the twelve must under twelve years of age. You must get them to say twelve Hail Marys each.
    The following is then to be repeated three times and the bleeding will stop:
    Jesus Born in Bethlehem
    Baptised in the River Jordan
    The River being deep and mud
    The Child being meek and good
    Run Mud, Stop Blood
    In the name of the Father and of the Son etc.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
          1. medicine for human sicknesses
            1. bleeding (~48)