Scoil: Mágh, Leacht Uí Chonchobhair (uimhir rolla 4951)

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(ar lean ón leathanach roimhe)

"No food to welcome the weary guest,
No couch soft spread to yield him rest.
From Dómhnall no bard looks for gifts nor gold
His faith he forsook, his country sold."

It is said that the satire weighed so much on Dómhnall's mind that he committed suicide.
(N.B. This must have happened before the raid and burning of place by Cromwel's army under Ludlow.)

Long ago a man (probably an O'Brien) lived in Moy Castle. He was a very brave Chieftain and one day he went with his supporters to a battle at Doagh near Lahinch.
On going, he locked his wife and three children behind an iron door in cellar of the Castle. He did this for fear of their being attached during is absence. He was killed in the battle and it is said the iron door was never opened since.
In 1924 the local Volunteers made an effort to excavate the underground compartment and

(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)
Joseph Whelan
Aillbrack, Co. an Chláir