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- A man named John Diggin, Glounadalive, could mow at least an acre of hay daily. Another man named Edmond Barrett, Rahela, was noted for weight throwing.
Two men named Crowely were great runners at sports, and also a man named Hilliard, who lived in Ardfert in former times used run from Ardfert to Tralee and about four rounds of a sportsfield after going in, in about half an hour.
There is a man living in Castleshannon at present named John Burke; he very often ran after a hare and a rabbit and always caught them.
A horse owned by Regans of Meenoghane fell over a deep cliff, and he swam about a mile away. A few men who had a canoe went out to sea and brought the horse to safety.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.