Long ago people made cures for various illnesses from hers. The dandelion was a favourite cure for heart trouble and it was used also for colds. They were placed in water and left for a while.
The green leaves of the primrose were put to sores to cure them and ivy was also used for the same purpose.
Cleggan, Co. Galway
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