School: An Churrach (Crogh), Árd Fhionáin (roll number 7911)

Location:
Curragh, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Mícheál Ó Dubhshláine

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Dock Leaf. To rub this leaf to a burn of a nettle takes away the scalding pain.

Groundsel is a weed with a mitred leaf and yellow blossom. It would cure any kind of a sore that would come from itself.

Monán Muire is a weed that grows about 1 foot high, a white blossom comes on it. Sometimes it is a shade of pink or yellow. The old people used to pull it on May Day and keep it all through the year. It is a cure for some disease on animals.

Informant
Michael O' Donnell
Gender
male
Address
Knockballiniry, Co. Tipperary
Language
English