School: An Clochar, B'l'Áthan Ríogh

Location:
Athenry, Co. Galway
Teacher:
An tSr. M. Treasa Ní Bhriain
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0003, Page 104

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0003, Page 104

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  1. 1. A cure for a sore finger is to pour the first drop of milk on the sore when any person is milking a cow.
    2. A cure for a cut is to put a cob-wel on it.
    3. A cure for a headache is to drink strong tea without sugar.
    4. A cure for a sore eye is to bathe it is cold tea.
    5. A cure for a toothache is to mix soot and salt and put it into the tooth.
    6. A cure for a sore throat is to heat salt or oats and put it into a stocking and tie it around your neck.
    7. A cure for a whooping cough is to eat the food left over by a ferret.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
    Language
    English
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    Gender
    Female
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    Gender
    Female