School: Cnocán an Teampaill, Ros Gréine

Location:
Knockantemple, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Nic Aodhagáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0554, Page 204

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Rickets
1. Dip the child in forge water three times night and day.

Chilblains
1. Get some water that has been used by a smith in his work and rub it to them.
2. Rub mustard to them.
Colds
1. Boil a half pint of Milk when it is nearly boiled put an onion into it when boiled drink the milk and eat the onion
Burns
1. Laurel leaf boiled in fresh hogs lard.
2. Cartton Oil
3. Rub the burn to the hair.
4. Rub cold flour to it
5. Rub fresh lard to the burn.
6. Rub the burn with linseed oil.
Warts
1. Wash the wart in a wart-well.
2. Rub a snail on the wart.
3. Make the sign of the cross three times on the wart with a barley straw.
4. Rub the juice of a dandelion to them.
5. Wash the hands in a hollow tree.

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Informant
Winnie Halloran
Gender
female
Address
Hill's-lot, Co. Tipperary
Informant
Mrs Burke
Gender
female
Address
Ballydoyle, Co. Tipperary
Informant
Mrs Lonergan
Gender
female
Address
Castleblake, Co. Tipperary
Informant
Mrs Delaney
Gender
female
Address
Railstown, Co. Tipperary
Informant
Mrs Perdue
Gender
female
Address
Rosegreen, Co. Tipperary
Language
English