School: Baile Mhic Aodháin,

Location:
Geehanstown, Co. Meath
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 521

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Bad stomach- Swallow a live snail.
Ring worm- Make a circle around it with a gold sovereign.
Sty on the eye- Pull ten gooseberry thorns, bless yourself which each of them, point each towards the eye and throw away the last one. Continue this for nine mornings.
The rose on part of the body.
The rose is cured by paying a visit to Lough Ruas ( red lake) before sunrise bathe the affected part in the lake.

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