School: Kilmore (roll number 16126)

Location:
An Choill Mhór, Co. Liatroma
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Uí Shamhráin
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  1. Local Cures
    Burns: Polly Poidin (as specimen) and unsalted as butter boiled together and applied to burned hand.
    Patrick Maguire(55)
    Carrickmakeegan
    Ballinamore
    Co. Leitrim
    Cane oil made by boiling a cane (plucked but not cleaned) in bule water. The oil deposit left is used for burns, also for greasing a gun.
    Patrick Baxter
    Kilmore
    Ballinamore
    Roach lime and linseed oil beaten together is used for a burn.
    (James O'Rourke)
    (John Keleher)
    Carrickmakeegan
    Ballinamore
    House leek- Juice squeezed on stye on the eye said to cure it. (J. O'Rourke) Drumcoula. Boiling spit, made by wetting turf ash with spittle (before any food is taken) cures stye, also cures wildfire.
    J. O'Rourke 86
    Drumcoula
    Ballinamore
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. House leek- Juice squeezed on stye on the eye said to cure it. (J. O'Rourke) Drumcoula. Boiling spit, made by wetting turf ash with spittle (before any food is taken) cures stye, also cures wildfire.
    J. O'Rourke 86
    Drumcoula
    Ballinamore
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.