School: Clún na Gaoithe (roll number 8740)

Location:
Cluain Gaoith, Co. Mhaigh Eo
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Héaráin
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0125, Page 431

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0125, Page 431

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  2. XML Page 431
  3. XML “Ringworm”
  4. XML “Lumbago”
  5. XML “Pain in the Back”
  6. XML “Warts”
  7. XML “Sprained Ankle”

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  1. The cure for lumbago is a mustard plaster. Get some mustard or two pieces of swanskin and tie it round the back and it will cure it or or get mustard and linseed meal and make a poultice of it and put it to the back and it will soon cure it.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. The seventh daughter of a family is said to have a cure for a pain in the back. Se she leaves her hand on the back and the pain goes.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  3. This is a cure for worts. If there is a hole in a rock where there is water, and to wash the worts well with it they will soon go. There is another cure for worts that is to steal a bit of meat out of a house to hide it in the dung pu pit and when the meat would be rotten the worts will go.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  4. The cure for a sprained ankle is hold the foot under a water fall and the the swelling will go down. There is another cure for a sprained ankle. Go to the weaver and ask for a sprain
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.