School: Gort na Díogha (roll number 15587)

Location:
Gort na dTíobh Thiar, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teachers:
Séamus Ó Dochartaigh Bean Uí Dhochartaigh
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    and eat it.
    The people used not have have any help to bring a corpse to the grave yard. When they would get tired they would go into a house to see if there was anyone that could help them. When the people of the houses would see a funeral coming they would close the doors and put the blinds on the windows so that the people that would be carrying the corpse would not go in for anyone to help them. Even to this day the doors are shut and the blinds put on the windows while a funeral is passing.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Hugh tracy used to set a charm which would cure any one that had a head ache. He would say a prayer in his own mind. He would put a black band or garter around the forehead. This band must be left on the for a few day or a week. His pay was a shilling or a bit of tobacco.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. cleachtas an leighis
        1. leigheas dúchasach (~11,815)
          1. leigheasanna ar ghalair ar dhaoine
            1. tinneas cinn (~58)
    Language
    English
    Informant
    Thomas Brennan
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    91
    Address
    Cnoc Mhic Scaithil, Co. na Gaillimhe