School: Ceathrú na Manistreach, Elphin

Abbeycartron, Co. Roscommon
An tSr. M. Pádraig

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0251, Page 039

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said that if this stone or flag is lifted, the town would be flooded. It is never touched on this account.

The Scottish Giant's stone fell short of this throw by a quarter of a mile. It fell on the west side of the Orchard wall and to the north of the town of Elphin. The stone is standing 6 feet high, in such a position as to indicate that it was flung from the north. It is now used as a scratching post for cattle.