School: Killyclare

Location:
Killycleare, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
Bean Uí Cheithearnaigh

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Killyclare | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1017, Page 005

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To Cure The Strain: The person who has the cure says, As Jesus was walking into Jeruslaem, riding on an ass, the ass fell and sprained his leg, bone to bone, lath to lath, in the name of Jesus will cure that. This had to be said three times after the sun rises and before it sets.

Informant
Mrs Sharpe
Gender
female
Age
50
Address
Ralaghan, Co. Cavan
Language
English

To Cure a Wart I rub a snail on the wart and pout the snail on a thorn and as the snail withers the wart will wither.