When the saint and his missioners were on their journey through the west on towards Donegal, he rested here a while. While here he had 2 goats to supply milk to himself and his followers.One day while preaching next the mountain - Glenade, some local man stole one. Hence the Letirim people have been termed mean miserly and not trustworthy. The Sligo people say "how could you trust a Leitrim man when one of them stole Saint Patrick's goat"This is a common saying in Sligo and in Donegal - or in the part of both counties touching Leitrim.
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