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- Once there lived on Keath hill two giants and
they were the biggest ever seen. One day they
were sitting on the hillside. One of them took
up a few small stones and began playing
Jack-stones, The other man saw a big rock
and it weighed 23 tones and he said to
the other man "Would you play with that
stone" and he said he would not. The giant
took the rock and sent it 13 miles, The stone
is three miles outside Ballaghadereen.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Francis Gilligan
- There is a story told about two men of the
McLoughlins that whent across the lake in a boat
to Killaraght to look at cattle they had grazing.
When they came to the shore to go home their
boat was gone and as there was no bridge across
the lake at Cuppanagh they had to walk around
the shore to a passage where Allens in to-day.
They went up the avenue and when they came
out on the gate and turned for home a big(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.