School: Ballysadare (B.) (roll number 7410)

Baile Easa Dara, Co. Shligigh
Seán Mac Sitric
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0176, Page 097

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  1. Local Cures
    The following is a list of local cures
    A fox tongue is a cure for a scrape or a thorn.
    A cure for the fowl mouth is to go to some person that never saw his or her father and let that person blow their breath on you three times saying In the name of the father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost Amen.
    If a child or anyone in the house has the whooping cough the people in this district would go out and ask the first man that passed with a white horse what was the cure and whatever that man said whether
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. cleachtas an leighis
        1. leigheas dúchasach (~11,815)
    D. Mc Gloin
    Baile Easa Dara, Co. Shligigh