sentation of the storm-god carrerr-ing over land and sea with whirling motion.
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Another disembodied hero of local celebrity is Niall-na-ard, or Neil of the Heights, who is said to rule as Fairy King over the Hills of Knockameny, Knockglass, Lagg, and Gorey, as also over the Gulf of Strabreagy, near Malin. The Queen of this potentate is thought to hold divided jurisdiction with him, and to influence his decisions.
Manannan is said to have submerged both of these, with their former castle and estate, under Strabreagy Lough.
Balor-of-the-mighty-blows, a hairy giant, remembered very vividly in local tradition. He was king of a tribe of Fomorian pirates, who, about 1200 B.C. in-