the bed. There was a table on the middle of the floor, and the black dog dragged him out and put him on the table and tore him to pieces in face of the other two brothers.
The black dog was the devil and the man had lost his soul.
Told by my father, Patrick Daly, aged 63 years, Clerhane.-------------
Árd DallOnce upon a time there lived at Clonmacnois, a man possessed of three huge boxes of gold. This man kept money in a room under his house, which was locked by a golden key. The man usually carried the key in his pocket, and one day when he was crossing Árd Dall, he lost it. He tried to force the door of the room open, but he