School: An Daingean, Cuinche

Location:
Dangan, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Stiofán Mac Clúin, Treasa Ní Chonmara

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0596, Page 055

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according as the snail is dying away the wart withers away too.
To rub with the juice of the Spurgs plant.
To tie a horses hair around it .
To tie a cobbler's wax end around it.
Dan Kelly ,Drim ,Co.Clare had a cure which was -If a person complained of having warts .Dan used to -I will buy them from you for a penny.When the person gave him the penny the warts disappeared shortly afterwards one by one.

31.5.'58 Boils -continued
Another part of the body .
An ointment made from leaves of the Elder tree and lard.
A teaspoonful of Olive Oil taken fasting every morning for a week and three or four teaspoonfuls the third week .By that time the boils have disappeared.

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