Scoil: St Columb's Moville

Bun an Phobail, Co. Dhún na nGall
Hamilton Stewart

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Tir na nog the "Land of perpetual Youth" otherwise Hy-Brasil, the "Land of the blest," was the elysium or heaven of the pagan gaels. It lay vaguely somewhere out in the Atlantic Ocean, hundreds of miles off Malin Head, in the path of the setting sun. There may be in the story some dim memory of the lost continent of Atlantis

Hamilton Stewart
Bun an Phobail, Co. Dhún na nGall

"Their ocean-god was Manahan M'Lir, whose angry lips

In their white foam full often would inter whole fleets of ships
Crom was their day-god and their thunderer Made morning and eclipse;
Bride was their queen of song, and unto her
They prayed with fire-touched lips".
D'Arcy M'Gee.
Manahan M'Lir is regarded as the Irish Nepture, or sea-divinity : and he is said to lie buried in the Jonn Banks, off the coast of

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