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- A number of years ago just after Frank Mc Govern setting up in Creeve in Co. Roscommon. He had the shop stocked with everything that could be in a shop. He got a man to help him at the bar. One morning just after the assistant coming in to the shop he noticed a bottle of wine empty on the shelf. He knew that he didn't sell it. Before leaving the shop that evening he made sure to lock all the doors and windows. Because he thought that some of the good boys might be playing a trick on him by putting in ann empty bottle and taking out a full one. Then he put in an (empty) full one and took out the empty bottle. The next morning that bottle was empty. One night he stood up to watch. He sat in a place where he could not be seen by nothing. About two o clock he heard noise on the shelf but could see nothing and in the morning the bottle was empty. The next night he set a trap and in the morning he found the trap snapped and rats hair on it. For a week the rat wasn't able to come, one night he was seen again with his leg nicely bandaged and(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.