The hare is a very swift runner and people here say that it is best not to have anything to do with it. No one eats the meat of the hare for food.
Collector: Annie O’Dowde, Cluidrevagh, Co. Galway
Informant: Mrs O’Dowde, Cluidrevagh, Co. Galway
Place: Castlehacket, Co. Galway
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie