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- One night a man named Thomas Dowd of Cummeen Elphin in the Co. Roscommon was coming home from a dance. It was very late and he had to go through the fields. In a lonely spot under a hawhthorn bush in a field owned by Ned Casserly. He spied a very bright light. He went towards it, as he came near it he heard sweet music. The next thing he saw was five little men dressed in green dancing and two playing pipes.. He said it was the sweetest music that he ever heard. They invited him in to dance with them and the mam being a good dancer stood with them until it was four or five o clock in the morning. Then he started to go home but could not find his way and went astray. When it was daylight he found that he was four miles away from his home.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.