School: Aughrim (B.)

Aughrim, Co. Wicklow
Tomás Ó Hoichir

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0921, Page 127

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It is said that if you have lost hairs off your head sheeps milk will make it grow.
It is said that the cure for the whooping cough is to go to the sea three times.
It is said that the cure for a pain in your head is to take salts.
The cure for a bad tooth is to get the doctor and get it stuffed.
A very good cure for a deep cut is to get a spiders webb and put it on it.

Another version by Liam Byrne,
Aughrim, Co. Wicklow

Edward Moules
Killacloran, Co. Wicklow

In this part of the country there are some local cures to be got. The following are some of the cures generally observed. If you put wax in a hollow tooth that has been paining you it will stop the pain. Another good cure for the whooping cough is to hand a child from one person to another person three times under

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