If there was a sick person in the house a half pound of sugar and a half ounce of tea would be got. I saw this happen but the sick person would have to be very sick and in bed.
Informant: Thomas Brennan, Knockmascahill, Co. Galway
Place: Gortnadeeve West, Co. Galway
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie
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