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- (continued from previous page)The Sprid was suppose to kill a Cronin man on the road between Mauma Cross and Cas-na-Féithe There is a small cairn to mark the place. The place is called Inch - na - Cronín -
Many people believed (& some still believe) in the Sprid but not so OBrien & he shows his disbelief as follows:------
Is fada annsúd mé
O tuais go deire mo shaoghail
A' feitheamh i's a suibhal
An úr cnuich beantuithe naomh
Ní fheachas annsúd
Aon púca na spríd ar a thaobh
Agus deirim, is dubhairt ó thúais
Na raibh ann ach bréagTranscribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- OBrien had a rival poet Scannell of Ballinagree One wrote in praise of Mushera the other doing the opposite.
Here is OBriens desire tobe buried in Mushera(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.