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In the townland of Carrigmoorna, county Waterford, there is a conical hill, crowned by a large rock, in which dwells the enchantress Murna. When the wind blows strongly in certain directions it produces in some crevices of the rock a loud roar, and the country people state that this sound is the humming of Murna's spinning wheel.
From Traces of the Elder Faiths of Ireland by W G Woodmartin, 1902.

There is a standing stone 30m E of the summit of the hill. The NMS record says it is diamond shaped in cross section and 1.15m high.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
6th December 2012ce
Edited 6th December 2012ce

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