language, several poems and songs of considerable merit, which have become such favourites, that there are but few of the Irish speaking natives who cannot repeat some of them from memory.
The Plague. This memorable pestilence was called Buidhe Chonnaill, yellow plague of Connell. Connell is supposed to have been the name of some distinguished man who died of it.
A bane of dogs:- This island is now called Cruach Island and is still remarkable for "its store of rabbits".North of it is "Fryar's Island". Both are uninhabited but afford good pasturage.