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- Ballyforan N.S. 7.12.'37Local Cures
The old people when they had ailments cured them themselves. The way they cured a headache was to rub vinegar on the forehead. The (sen) seventh son or seventh daughter is able to cure ringworm.
There is a rock in Bevenaugh Church Yard in the Parish of Glenamaddy about five and a half miles from Gortnadeve County Galway where St. Patrick knelt and left the track of his knee on the rock. There is like a little well on the rock and it is a cure for a bad headache.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.