School: Kilcullen (B.)

Location:
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Broin

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Local Cures

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 03_006

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How to cure warts is to put your hand into a hallow place in a stone where water lies.
There is a woman named Mrs Salmon in Old Kilcullen who is able to cure maneract.
Father Moore's Well is able to cure swellings. My granny is able to cure a sty in your eye, she gets a gooseberry thorn, gives your eye a prod and says "In the name

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Collector
Criostóir Ó Néill
Gender
male
Address
Gilltown, Co. Kildare
Informant
Mr C. O' Neill
Gender
male
Address
Gilltown, Co. Kildare
Language
English