School: Loch gCarman (Christian Bros.)

Location:
Wexford, Co. Wexford
Teacher:
Br. Ó Héilighe

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0881, Page 202

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(a) If a person had a toothache and of he put his hands on a dead priests face his toothache would be cured.

(b) If a person buried knots of hay in the ground and when they wither the persons toothache would be gone.

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Collector
Thomas Hogan
Gender
male
Address
Wexford, Co. Wexford
Informant
Thomas Roche
Gender
male
Age
45
Address
Wexford, Co. Wexford
Language
English

(c) Get a piece of paper and light it and pull in the smoke through your mouth, let it out through your nose and after a while the toothache will be gone.

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(d) Get a snail and stick it on a thorn-bush and when the snail has crawled off the bush the toothache will be gone.

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