men was going card-playing one night and he had a pack of cards in his pocket. When he was about a mile from his house a big black dog began to run around him. Then he threw the cards away and then the dog ran away. It is said that, that dog was the devil
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Clifden is built on a lake and on a bog. where the Railway Hotel is now the lake was. Men long ago used to cut turf where the Railway station is. Clifden is in a valley. A dam is built near Clifden. The river is about 5 miles long. And 20 yds wide. There are salmon in the river also.