Fairy Fish

Newcastle, Co. Galway

The old people used to think that there was a fairy salmon or fairy mackerel. It was said they could be seen in the month of May. If anyone got too close to the lake they would be brought down underneath the water.

Collector: Julia Cloonan, Clogh, Co. Galway

Informant: Honoria Cloonan, Clogh, Co. Galway (grandparent)

Place: Newcastle, Co. Galway

Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie/

This page was added on 26/04/2017.

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