School: Rochfortbridge (Convent of Mercy) (roll number 14603)

Droichead Chaisleán Loiste, Co. na hIarmhí
Sr. M. Aquin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0730, Page 574

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0730, Page 574

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    ointments such as the burst ointment, blast ointment and ulcer ointment. A man, named Corcoran who lives in this district, has the cure for burst. The ointment is made in this manner. Nine herbs a got and fried with butter on a pan. The substance of herbs (is) goes through the grease and when it cools, it is put aside and many are freed from cruel sufferings by it. There is also a drawing out ointment made of sugar and cold tar soap, boiled which is applied before the other ointment.
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