In 1839 there was a big storm called “oiche na gaoither morra” and the farm animals were going around the field roaring as the stables and the houses were knocked. The storm arose during the night and no one expected it.
Collector: Annie O’Dowde, Cluidrevagh, Co. Galway
Informant: Brigid Burke
Place: Castlehacket, Co. Galway
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie