Irish cures for styes and warts.
Date 08 February 1974
Track ID 77409
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1974.24.B6

Original Tape ID

SA1974.024

Summary

Irish cures for styes and warts.

A local cure for a stye on Achill Island in Co. Mayo, Ireland, was to rub it with a black cat's tail. A cure for warts was to "sell" them, i.e. get someone to give you money for them.

Recording Location

County - East Lothian

Parish - North Berwick

Village - North Berwick

Language

English

Genre

Information

Collection

SoSS