Men With Cures

Castlehacket, Co. Galway

There were some men who were the seventh son who could cure diseases. John Brien, Gurane, Corofin could cure the pox. He used half a pint of new milk, a cup of whiskey, a spoon of water and a spoon of salts to make a plaster.

Collector: Eddie Kearns, Pollnahallia, Co. Galway

Informant: Martin Kearns, Pollnahallia, Co. Galway

Place: Castlehacket, Co. Galway

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

This page was added on 26/04/2017.

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