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An Cnoc Rua Láir, Co. Chorcaí
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Sprid a Bhí i gCnoc Óra

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Sprid a bhí i gCnoc Óra

Cnoc Óra is the name of the high hill or mountain to the west of Castletownbere and it separates the parishes of Kilaconenagh, Kilnamanagh and Kilcatherine. In olden times the old road from Castletown to Allihies was through this hill. Old people say there was a "sprid" in Cnoc Óra. One night a priest was coming from Castletown and he met the sprid in Cnoc Óra and he banished her to Ross Carbery. He had a sermon in Cahermore Church and he told the people not to be out late in Cnoc Óra - that his horse saw something there the other night.
Some time after the sprid had been banished from Cnoc Óra a boy was coming home from town in Ross Carbery and he met a very old woman on the road and he told her to sit into the car. She sat into the car; and they had not gone very far when the boy noticed his horse giving up and he said "My horse is giving up". "No wonder" said the old woman "that your horse is giving up. My right hand is twenty five hundred weight. That is the hand that I used to beat my father and mother with. As

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Batt O' Sullivan
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Cahermore, Co. Chorcaí
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