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- (continued from previous page)side you spit on down to the ground and it would cure the pain in your sideBurns
We have a cure at home for a burn. It would cure any sort of burn. Its colour is white.Sores
There is a stone tub in Ballaghmore and there is always a sup of water in it. There is a cure in it. A lot of people went to it with a sore.Cuts
People say that if you had a cut on your finger, to get mangold leaves and pound them up very fine and put it to your hand and it would help to cure it.
Another cure for a cut is to get a dog to lick it and it would be cured.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Tetters and ringworm
Miss Elizabeth Prendergast of Clonmore in the townland of Templemore has a cure for tetters and ringworms. She is a very old woman over eighty years of age and is still able to cure these two sores. With a gold ring and a medal and a prayer she cures them.Farcy
Mr. James Hamell, Killough, Templemore has a cure for farcy - a disease among horses. With a prayer and holy water he cures them, and the owner of the horse gives(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- William Maher