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 008

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James Martin, Drumcondra Coroneary has the cure of the thrush. He never saw his father and anyone who was born after the death of his father can cure thrush.

Informant
Mrs Joe Sharpe
Gender
female
Age
circa 43
Address
Drumcondra, Co. Cavan
Language
English

When I was young, I remember going with my father to an old woman named Gibson for the cure of Red Eyes. This old woman lived at Kill, Cootehill, She burnt white paper under a bowl and rubbed the brownish stuff that was on the inside of the bowl, on the sore eyes and it cured them.