School: Tankerstown (roll number 15304)

Location:
Tankerstown, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Thom. F. Meagher

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Cures

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0575, Page 331

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Cures
A ribbon which is put out on St. Brigid's eve and taken in before daylight will cure a pain in the head.

A cobweb put on a cut will stop it from bleeding.
For a sore throat: the stocking you take off of you at night put some salt in it and tie it around your throat.
Boiled potato water will cure a sprain.
Black tea is used to cure sore eyes.
Bread-Soda is used for a pain in the stomach.
To cure chilblains: a raw onion peeled and sliced and put to the parts where the chilblains are is the best.
Unsalted lard is used as a cure for sore teats in cows.

Collector
Mary Ryan
Gender
female
Address
Barnlough, Co. Tipperary
Informant
Mrs John Ryan
Gender
male
Address
Barnlough, Co. Tipperary
Language
English