Ferret Cure

Castlehacket, Co. Galway

The milk that a ferret does not drink is said to be a cure for whooping cough if drank by the person requiring it twice a day. The person would be cured in 3 days.

Collector: Annie O’Dowde, Cluidrevagh, Co. Galway

Informant: Mrs O’Dowde

Place: Castlehacket, Co. Galway

Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie

This page was added on 26/04/2017.

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