School: Ahane (C.) Lisnagry (roll number 563)

Location:
Áthán, Co. Luimnigh
Teacher:
L. T. Walsh
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  1. 1 To hang out a ribbon and measure it on St. Bridget's Eve and leave it out all night and bring it in, in the morning and measure it again, and if it got longer it was supposed to cure a headache, then the woman of the house would roll it up and keep it, until it is wanted.
    2 To get a black wide band and put it around the head and it was a cure for a headache also.
    3 There is a kind of plant growing wild on some meadows it is called Wild Thyme and ho a very pungent smell. If plucked fresh and smelled by a person having a headache and it cures it.
    Theses were got from my Grandmother
    Mrs. Doyle
    Annagh
    Murroe.
    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
    Collector
    Bridget Doyle
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    An tEanach, Co. Luimnigh
    Informant
    Mrs Doyle
    Relation
    Grandparent
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    An tEanach, Co. Luimnigh