School: Bailieboro (Model)

Bailieborough, Co. Cavan
A. Ó Dubhda
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1011, Page 063

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1011, Page 063

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  1. Candlemaking: Long ago the people peeled all the green skin of a rush leaving nothing but the white part. They dipped this in rendered fat, lit it, and used it for a candle.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. 1. A stitch in times saves nine.
    2. He who goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.
    3. A friend in need is a friend indeed.
    4. Early to bed, and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
    5. All is not gold that glitters.
    6. Make hay while the sun shines.
    7. Never leave off till to-morrow what you can do to-day.
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  3. A is for almonds for coughs, colds, and chills.
    B is for Barley it cures many ills.
    C is for cabbage its good for the skin.
    D rink Dandelion wine and you'll never be thin.
    E is for Elder it makes fine face cream
    F igs cure toothache, if in hot milk they steam.
    G is for Ginger its good for the gout.
    H is for Honey it makes you grow stout.
    I vy in vinegar makes a corn cure.
    J elly from Carrageens is norishing and pure
    K is a letter from which I will keep
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    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
    Mr George Wilson
    Beglieve, Co. Cavan