School: Sruthar (C.)

Location:
Sruthair, Co. Mhaigh Eo
Teacher:
Bríd, Bean Uí Éanacháin
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  1. Unsalted butter is used for many purposes. When my mother makes a churning, she always puts a [?] of unsalted butter on the side of the dresser. Unsalted butter is a very good cure for cuts and sores of all description. If a cow had a sore udder to rub unsalted butter on it, is a very good cure. To rub unsalted butter on a sty is a very good home cure.
    Goose-grease is very useful. My mother keeps it in a jam jar in the dresser. Long ago[?] the people did not use polish at all. They used to rub goose-grease on their shoes, and it was much better for the leather than polish. It used to soften the leather, and made it fine. Goose-grease is very good for swollen arms, and legs, if you rub goose-grease of it the swelling will reduce.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Úna Ní Laighléis
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Gort Logach, Co. na Gaillimhe
    Informant
    Pat Lawless
    Relation
    Parent
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    50
    Address
    Gort Logach, Co. na Gaillimhe
  2. The people up to the present day consider unsalted butter a great cure for a lot of sores and swelling. Long ago the people considered unsalted butter mixed with the juice of buachaill tighe, a great remady for boils, and
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