School: Gort Leitreach (roll number 15960)

Gortletteragh, Co. Leitrim
Seosamh Mac Cionnaith
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0214, Page 343

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0214, Page 343

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  1. Cloone(Teague, Donohue, Bohan). These families are very successful bonesetters. The first especially has been successful in cases where amputation was held to be the only cure by Dublin doctors.
    Heartache: Cup of oatmeal to forehead or breast.
    Warts: Hide a piece of raw meat.
    A chewed ivy leaf to draw out a thorn.
    Cure for warts: Cut a raw potato, and put it to them.
    Cure for nettle sting: Rub with a dock-leaf.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
          1. medicine for human sicknesses
            1. broken or dislocated bones (~21)