School: Gort na Díogha (roll number 15587)

Location:
Gort na dTíobh Thiar, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teachers:
Séamus Ó Dochartaigh Bean Uí Dhochartaigh
Browse
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0016, Page 111

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0016, Page 111

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD.

See copyright details.

Download

Open data

Available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

  1. XML School: Gort na Díogha
  2. XML Page 111
  3. XML “Cuts”
  4. XML “Burns”
  5. XML “Resin Candles”
  6. XML “Grisset”

Note: We will soon deprecate our XML Application Programming Interface and a new, comprehensive JSON API will be made available. Keep an eye on our website for further details.

On this page

  1. Mackin a Kompany. Pull its thick root and scrape it and boil it. Then put it on a tag and put it on as a poultice.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Bog oil is a great cure for burns. This bog oil is to be seen floating like parrafin oil or petrol on top of the water in a bog.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  3. Once there used to be no candles like nowadays. The sort of candles they had was a bit of calico made like a garter, and dipped in grease.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.