School: Slattagh (roll number 13879)

Moher, Co. Ros Comáin
Brian Ó Baoighill
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0256, Page 091

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  1. Local Cures
    In a certain grave yard there is a stone and a round hole in the centre of it. This little hole is filled with water Winter and Summer. There is a cure in this water for warts. This little hole has a good deal of pins in it. When people go to it to get cured they have to drop in a pin and take out another rusty one in its place and also a little drop of water and rub the water on the warts three times with the pin in honour of the Father, Son and Holy Ghost.
    In Kilbarry graveyard there's a little house. It was built by St. Barry himself, and when he built it he blessed it. In olden times if a person got insane their people brought them to this house and brought a bed also and if the insane person slept in that house during the night he would be cured.
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. cleachtas an leighis
        1. leigheas dúchasach (~11,815)
    Nellie Hagan
    Caul, Co. Ros Comáin
    J. Hagan
    Caul, Co. Ros Comáin