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- There was a certain old witch in Kinvara and she lived under a big tree with five branches out of it. Every night at ten o clock she used to come out on the road and every one that would pass she would kill them. There was one brave man in Ballindereen named Blake and this night there was a great banquet in Clough. The people of the place told Mr Blake that there was a ghost in the place and he would not belive it. He sent a soldier named Hynes to see if this was true. They gave him three sheaves of oats by which he would know if the ghost was there. The man with the sheaves of oats ran on around the grave three times and the third time she hit him with a lid of a churn. The man went from the place about three miles and the(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.