Long ago there lived in Ireland a small race of people called Fairies. At that time a man from this district did some harm to the fairies and they were so angry that they said they would have revenge.
For days and nights they held council and on the seventh day the Fairy King said " We will join the River Shannon with the Clonfinlough Lake and drown the people living near. We should complete our work in seven days. But if, inside that time a mortal calls God's Blessing on our work we cannot continue, but will be forced to go away and leave the people unharmed. "
The following day they commenced work. They assembled between River and Lake, and half the Fairies worked towards Clonfinlough, whilst the other
(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)