School: Tulach an Iarainn (B.)

Location:
Tallow, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Proinnsias Ó Laoghaire

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Old Cures

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0639, Page 77

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Pain in the cow's stomach. Get a lot of roots and stems of dandelions and put them in to the cow's feeding and it will cure it.

Chilblain. Rub a nettle to it.
Wart. Rub caustic to it.
Sting. Rub a nettle to it.
Mumps. Rub iodine to them.

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