School: Shrule (roll number 7795/7796)

Location:
Shrule, Co. Galway
Teacher:
name not given

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Cures

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0038C, Page 04_026

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If you had a sty in your eye and to go out in the garden three mornings after one another and tp point nine thorns of a gooseberry bush at it it' would go.
If you had a wart on your finger and to rub a black snail of it and to the hang him on a bush while he would be getting rotten the ward would go.
A great cure for chincough was to drink ferrets leaving. Another cure for chincough was if you met a man riding on a white horse whatever he would tell

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Collector
Colm Dooley
Gender
male
Address
Gorteens, Co. Mayo
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Language
English