School: Gormanstown, Árd Fhíonáin (roll number 5615)

Gormanstown, Co. Tipperary
Peadar de Mhóiréis
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0572, Page 484

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  1. Old Cures
    Long ago people believed the blood of a person named Cahill would cure ring worm if it were rubbed on it.
    Cold tea is said to cure a burn.
    Flax seed is said to cuer a cough.
    Celery if taken in time is said to cure reumatism.
    Forge water is said to cure rickets.
    A smith whose father and grandfather were smiths is said to be able to cure a person suffering from chin-cough.
    Lemon juice is said to cure a head ache.
    The seventh son or daughter is said to be able to cure a sore mouth.
    Onions are said to cure bad nerves.
    Cobwebs are said to be good for cuts.
    A poultice of cow dung is said to cure swelling.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
    Miss R. March
    Gormanstown, Co. Tipperary