School: Dún Flainn (roll number 9669)

Dún Fhlainn Uachtarach, Co. Shligigh
Seán Ó Maolagáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0169, Page 116

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  1. Oftentimes people suffer from Thrush or as the old people call it a foul mouth. The cure of this was if a child was born without seeing his or her father, he or she blew into the person's mouth that was effected and then the thrush would disappear.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. cleachtas an leighis
        1. leigheas dúchasach (~11,815)
          1. leigheasanna ar ghalair ar dhaoine
            1. craosghalar (~69)
  2. As regards the whooping cough there are several cures for it. You got a ferret and gve him more milk than he could drink. Whatever was left was given to the patient and that cured him. It is still carried on - tried in next townland on 2/3/38. Another cure was and is if you met a man on the road with a white horse and asked him what is the cure for the whooping cough whatever he told you to do and you did ti that also cured. Another cure was
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