School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 04_008

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There is a root that grows in good land. It cures piles. You boil the root and when it is cool you put it on the piles and it cures them.
There is another plant called nettle. They grow on ditches and some people boil them and eat them.
They are good for keeping away diseases. They are good for turkeys.

Collector
Líam hAslain
Gender
male
Address
Gilltown, Co. Kildare
Language
English

There was a man who had a horse but he had no grass to give him.
He said, Live horse and you will get grass."

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