A Big Storm

Place: Castlehacket, Co. Galway

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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

This page was added on 26/04/2017.

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