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Standing Stone / Menhir

Nearest Town:Donegal (7km WSW)
OS Ref (IE):   G9948280391 / Sheet: 11
Latitude:54° 40' 17.55" N
Longitude:   8° 0' 28.91" W

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There is a great stone in Clogher till the present day and there was a giant buried under it. One day a man from Eglish was over there and he lifted one of the stones. He looked down and saw a bottle. When he was about to lift the second stone a voice called to him to get away from that grave. He left that moment and for a long time he never was seen about Clogher. About seven years after that he was after sheep about the same place. When he came near the grave he saw a man sitting on the stone which lay over it. He heard him singing a song about if any man would lift that stone that he would be put to death before the end of that week. From that day to this no one went near these few stones. It is to be found on the farm of Kathleen Kelly of Clogher.
From the Schools Collection of the 1930s, now being transcribed at Perhaps this is the stone at Clogher (or perhaps there's another).
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
20th April 2016ce
Edited 21st April 2016ce