School: N. Seosamh, Cill Lasrach (roll number 16289)

Location:
Killasser, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
S. Mac Carrghamhna

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the Moy. Where the island is at Ballinacurra bridge a horse was grazing so the water went round him leaving the island as it is today.

11 The Water Horse. (Cash Uisghe.) [?]

The old people say they often saw a water horse out grazing in Paddy Devine's land in Ballinacurra. They used to see his tracks in the morning. It is also said that the water horse is able to draw you into the water with his breath. He is like a small pony.

Informant
Mrs Mary Peyton
Gender
female
Age
56
Address
Dromada (Gore), Co. Mayo
Language
English