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These Bizarre Old Irish Cures Give Flat 7UP A Run For It's Money


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These Bizarre Old Irish Cures Give Flat 7UP A Run For It's Money

Sheep's milk to cure baldness, cobwebs dipped in whiskey to heal cuts....

Ever wondered what people in Ireland used as cures before modern medicine?

The National Folklore Collection at UCD is home to a list of bizarre remedies collected by school children in Ireland in the 1930's.

Archivist Jonny Dillon explained more about folk medicine to Rachael on the Saturday Social.


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