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 354

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Cures
The blood of a Cahill will cure St. Anthony's fire.
Honey will cure a sore throat.
Goats going with cattle help to keep away the black-quarter.
The Herb Robert if boiled in milk and the juice given to cattle to drink will cure murrain.
A white strip of cloth put on a bust St. Brigid's Eve and brought in the following morning will cure a headache if tied around the sufferers' head.

Collector
Thomas Peters
Gender
male
Address
Kilnacask Lower, Co. Tipperary
Informant
Mr Thomas Peters
Gender
male
Address
Kilnacask Lower, Co. Tipperary
Language
English