School: Scoil na mBráthar Sligeach (Sráid na Céibhe) (roll number 16585)

Location:
Sráid na Cé, Co. Shligigh
Teacher:
An Br. Ó Cearbhaill
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0161, Page 171

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0161, Page 171

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  3. XML “Local Cures - Styes”
  4. XML “Local Cures - Sunburn”
  5. XML “Local Cures - Swelling”
  6. XML “Local Cures - Thorns etc.”
  7. XML “The Thrush”

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  1. (a) Pick nine thorns from a gooseberry bush & point the nine of them at the stye, & bless yourself. Do this three days & the stye will go . ( J. Sweeney).
    (b) Pick ten thorns from a gooseberry busy, & point them at the stye saying "In the name of the Father etc" three times over, and throwing away these thorns each time. Then throw away the tenth one unused. (V. Connolly)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. When a pice of wood sticks in a boy's leg the mother would send for the oldest woman living in the village. When this woman came, after looking at the leg, she would order the fear a' tighe to go and catch a hare and kill it, cut the tongue out & bring it it. The old woman would take the tongue & put it round the boy's leg & leave it there some time. Then she would remove it & the thorn would be in the tongue. (R.Foley)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  3. (a) A child born after the father's daeath has a cure for this (Fr. Higgins).
    (b) A certain part of a goose ( J. McCormack)
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