School: Slattagh (roll number 13879)

Moher, Co. Ros Comáin
Brian Ó Baoighill
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0256, Page 088

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  1. Local Cures.
    A certain holy well in this district, which by visiting it before sunrise a cure for an upset stomach is available by just drinking some of the water. A very prominent cure for chin-cough is to put the affected person out between a donkey's legs three times in honour of the Father, Son and Holy Ghost. A seventh daughter or son has the cure of "ring worm." After the baby is born some person takes a worm and lets it die in the child's hand, and after that when a worm is left in the palm of that child he immediately dies.
    If a person milks your cow on May morning then your cow loses her milk for that year, and the person's cow increases her milk for that year.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. cleachtas an leighis
        1. leigheas dúchasach (~11,815)
    L. Neary
    Slatach Bheag, Co. Ros Comáin
    M. Neary
    Slatach Bheag, Co. Ros Comáin