An old cure for a cough involved boiling buttermilk in a pan for about an hour. Then a little new milk is added and the mixture drank. The best time to drink the milk is at bedtime not in the morning.
Killeeneen More, Craughwell, Co. Galway
Collector: Michael Costello, Kilcolgan, Co. Galway
Informant: Michael Linnane, Kilcolgan, Co. Galway
Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie