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‘A Cure for Warts’. Folklore from Co. Galway

This folklore account suggests various ‘cures’ for the common and often persistent skin condition, warts.  It was told by John Lynksey from Barnaderg, Co. Galway in 1937/38.  A snail rubbed on the wart every morning and evening until a wart begins to go is said to cure warts.  Sap of the dandelion squeezed on the wart […]

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