School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 14_007

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There is a young man residing out in Harristoen. His name is Martin Merrons and has a great cure for warts. He says some prayer and the wart is gone in a couple of days. Mr O' Brien has also the same cure for warts. There is a weed grows in any place, it is shaped like a shamrock, there is milk inside it, and has three leaves. The three leaves represent the Blessed Trinity. If one Rater, Ave, Gloria is said for three Fridays the wart will go.

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Collector
Diarmuid Ó Ceallaigh
Gender
male
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Informant
Mrs Clare
Gender
female
Age
79
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Language
English