School: Fleasgach (roll number 15842)

Location:
Fleascach Mhór, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teacher:
Ss. Ó Maonaigh
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 336

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 336

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  1. Certain herbs is used in the following way. Dandelion for the blood, and it is also given to young ducks for forming firm flesh. Water cress is used for the same purpose. Cumfrey is used for cuts, bruises, and it draws and heals then. Boiled nettles is used as a tonic for the blood in the month of March. The poisenous herbs are the fruit of the elder, the yarrow, and the privet.
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    Topics
    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. cleachtas an leighis
        1. leigheas dúchasach (~11,815)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Peg Dowd
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Fleascach Mhór, Co. na Gaillimhe
    Informant
    Mrs Dowd
    Relation
    Unknown
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Fleascach Mhór, Co. na Gaillimhe
  2. There was three blacksmiths in this district long ago. There names was William Burke, Tom Lyons, and Peter Joyce. Lyons and Joyces forges was near a crossroad. The door of the forge was high and wide and the horse shoes nailed
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