School: Lucan (B.)

Lucan, Co. Dublin
M. Mac Rois

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permission to work during the night and he gave him permission. The man started to work and when Annaly woke in the morning the mill was built except for one window. Lord Annaly was talking to the man, when his pipe dropped from his mouth,he stooped to pick it up, and (he) caught sight of a cloven foot; then he knew who the man was; it was the devil. Lord Annaly told him to begone, and the devil vanished.
Ever since that the mill has been called the "the Devil's Mill."