School: Collon (roll number 14579)
- Collon, Co. Louth
- Bean Uí Mhathúna
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“Long ago the people cures their ailments with herbs or charms.”
Long ago the people cured their ailments with herbs or charms.
For a cold they boiled garlic or flaxseed. Another was the toothache the water got from certain holy wells.
The cure for whooping cough, the moss from Monasterboice Cross to boil in milk.
For the mumps the child ws led or carried with a donkeys halter round its neck round the pigs sty three times.
Another cure for the whooping cough was the cure from a couple
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- Patsy O' Reilly
- Drogheda Road, Co. Louth