School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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Local Cures and Wells

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 16_007

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There are many cures for healing. The old cure for rhuematism was to lie on a heap of ferns the while night and in the morning the person would be cured.
The old cure for a sty in an eye was to make the sign of cross over the eye with a womens marriage ring.
There is a women living on the "green" of Old-Kilcullen named Mrs Sammon who can

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Collector
Peadar O Díosca
Gender
male
Address
Halverstown, Co. Kildare
Language
English