School: Kilmore (roll number 16637)

Kilmore, Co. Roscommon
Máiréad, Bean Mhic Giolla Críost
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0254, Page 223

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  1. The Cure for Cancer
    There was once a man who had the cure of cancer. He used to lose a great deal of cattle. He left it on the people he cured. He said he would give up the cure. One day a man came to him who was very bad with cancer. Looking for the cure. He would not give it to him. Next morning the herb was growing two foot high on thee thatch of the house. He sent for man and and he cured him. He never refused anyone for the cure afterwards
    My granfather told me about that
    Joseph Rhatigan 11th January 1939
    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. cancer (~20)
    Joseph Rhatigan