School: Ballinacarrow (roll number 13277)

Location:
Baile na Cora, Co. Shligigh
Teacher:
Seán Ó Duibheannaigh
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0175, Page 313

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  1. To cure Baldness:- Cut and bruise an onion. Rub the sap mixed with a little honey into a bald patch: keep on rubbing until the spot gets red. This concoction if properly applied, would grow hair on a duck egg.
    To Cure the Mumps
    Long ago when people had the mumps their parents used to put 'horses' head-stalls on their heads and lead them around the pigsties and say;- "Hugada-leckna, leckna, leckna, muc, muc, muc,!" Chugat, a leicne"
    To cure Thrush in the neck.
    The gander was put un a Cliabh and left fasting during the night
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. cleachtas an leighis
        1. leigheas dúchasach (~11,815)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Seamus Collis
    Gender
    Male
    Informant
    Mrs Collis
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Cluain na Cora, Co. Shligigh