Standing before its door and looking to the west, you may see the sun set behind the distant Mourne Mountains. I was a fool to send you instead of Sigurd, who would not thus desert me.’ One night he was going towards Ballaquirk, taking his time and thinking of his younger days, when all of a sudden he heard a great murmur of people coming up behind him, and, before he had time to look round him, he felt himself getting jostled and a voice asked him – middling sharp, too: Teeval, Princess of the Ocean And both of us got frightened, and down with our heads under the clothes and fell asleep. One day, when I was six years old, my mother and my grandmother went up the mountain to make hay and I was left by myself. ‘I’ll spin the wool for thee,’ says the Giant, ‘if thou’ll tell me my name when thou come for the balls a week from this day. I’ll be riding behind one of the men on horseback. ‘An’ the child is favourin’ the father.’ Billy Beg was sharper and cleverer than Tom Beg, who was always at his command. He can naver ate bread as hard as that!’ says the Buggane. When he got to the door he turned again and walked back down the path towards Tom. And the other man said: His face was ghastly pale and twisted with fear. ‘He is,’ said Emergaid. Some of his men said that it was an army approaching, others that it was the herd of cattle. The Charmer went to fetch my father and my mother, and when they came in I was eating like two. For the dread attack prepare. I’m seeing where corpses toss in the Sound, with nets an’ gear an’ spars, All other original content is part of and cannot be copied, sold or redistributed without permission. ‘Whush, whush, now; lie quate’ said the tailor, rocking the cradle with his foot, and as he rocked he whistled the hymn tune louder. He took with him cloth, needle and thread, thimble and scissors. So they went all together until they met a bull. Eaoch woke and shouted for help at the top of his voice, and his cries were so loud that they reached the ears of Kitter and his fellow-huntsmen, ten miles away on the Calf. Conchubar went away, and hired a boat and put out to sea. II ‘Bad luck to yourself, my boy,’ say she, ‘for trying to steal a dacent woman’s wool.’ It was a big jump, though, and when the tailor felt himself flying through the air, his heart jumped to his mouth. The tailor looked cautiously up and down and round about. Then he peered down into the blue to the birds far, far below, and he let a scream out of him: ‘Ta raish Ree ny Ein, Ree ny Ein.’ But there is a strange story told of a man that went down to it more than two hundred years ago. Then he repented that he had told him that, and called out: Kebeg! Aw, then she was in a great fix, and didn’t know in her senses what to do to save herself. ‘Strike up for me – make has’e, make has’e, man – keep joggin’ your elba.’ Besides these red-capped Little Fellows there are other more alarming folk. ‘My Father is doing that, so that he may finish the sword he is making. It was on Saint Bartholomew’s Day, 1103, that his last battle was fought. ‘Quit eh, eisht, quit eh.’ ‘ Quit it, then, quit it,’ whistled Blackbird, flying home and closing the discussion. What was needed was not mere the recording for a future collection of Manx antiquities, but a revitalisation of the stories through a popular and widely read edition. Then he said: The soldiers were terrified of him at first, but after a time they were used to the sight of him and lost some of their fear, though they still looked on him as something more than mortal. Fairy Bridge is one such place on the Isle of Man (Manx: Mannin) where to this day most people will not cross without wishing good day to the little people for fear of causing offence and bringing themselves bad luck as … My she guin, ayns ennym y Chiarn, ta mee skealley eh ass yn eill, ass ny fehyn, as ass ny craueyn,’ which means in English – I spread this fairy shot in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, Ned Quayle. The boats were driven hither and thither, and the anchors dragged quickly behind them. And a vexation and a curse has it been to seamen from that day to this. Then another man said he had seen the little old woman sitting on the top of the spool of the spinning wheel and coming down Raby Hill at dark. Soon after the marriage his first wife appeared to Ballaleece one night, and said to him: The woman ran with all her might, for life or death, and he ran roaring after her: ‘Hoa, hoa, hoa!’ But when she turned down from the mountain he came no further. Herself’s is the wool, mine is the thread, And, there in front of her, she saw the stream turn to white spray as it came leaping down the rocks. By this time Conchubar was feeling that he would give all he had to keep her. ‘Where’s Himself?’ says he. Tom was hastening home, and had almost reached Glen Rushen, when a grey mist gathered and he lost his way. ‘The cock said it to me.’ Illiam Quirk, who had not gone to sea for many years, said he would go with one of the yawls to see for himself. I grew worse and worse, and after some days my father said he would take me to a Charmer at Castletown. ‘Aw, woman,’ he shouted, ‘make haste, an’ get up to see the sun rise in the wes’.’ Every night he was grinding their corn for them, and often he would take a hand at the flails. Some were going round, giving horn-spoons for the cowree and binjean, and then handing round the oatbread and cheese, and the tramman wine. ‘Aw, there is no hurry on me. The Bird of the Waste should stay in the mountains till the Lhondoo should return. A seagull, standing nearby, inquired: The Witch of Slieu Whallian It happened one winter’s night that there was a great snow-storm. Little red bird of the black turf ground, ‘Kebeg! honourable: Paaie : Peggy: Ranhilda (S.) God's fight. ‘We couldn’ get another hoss for thee, boy, do what we would, but thou’ll have to get a hoss of some sort.’ They spake to one another of how it was said that Olaf’s body would never be destroyed by death, but would remain as in life and would heal those who prayed at the shrine of any sickness. ‘Irree, Robin, as gow smook. The Old Christmas When on deck he told them that as if he could have gone further he would have made the most wonderful discoveries. The Isle of Man is a small island in the Irish sea between England and Northern Ireland. Themselves The woman was in great distress. He made up his mind to sit in the cow-house all night to see if he could catch the thief. If they put a stack into the barn in the evening and loosed every sheaf of it, they would find it thrashed in the morning, but he would not touch one sheaf of it unless it were loosed. ‘I am surely,’ said Tom. My seven curses on the little loaghtan! The dance suddenly ceased. ‘Keep count thyself, and fling the balls back again to me,’ says she to the man. ‘ It was going round from one to another until it came to Colcheragh, who saw, when he had it in his hands, that it was of fine carved silver, and more beautiful than anything ever seen outside that place. That has all come true; trains rush over the island and, for sure, there is the inn on the top of our highest mountain. ONE time Lhondoo, the Blackbird, was living in the mountains and Ushag-reaisht, the Bird of the Waste, as Manx ones call the Golden Plover, was living in the lowlands, and neither of them was able to leave his own haunts. Where the horse’s hoofs struck the top of the hill there sprang a well of pure water, of which man and horse drank, and it is called the Holy Well of Saint Patrick to this day. ‘The New Christmas is pas’ an’ surely it is no wrong to do a bit o’ spinning to-night,’ though she doubted in her heart if she were not sinning. When she was gone the tailor began to whistle, low and slow, to himself, as he stitched, the tune of a little hymn. In his passion he struck the ground so hard with his club that he made .a great dent in it-the waves rushed into the deep hollow and the roaring sea drowned the din of the city. Their haggards were empty, for they neither ploughed nor sowed, and their houses tholthans, for they neither built nor mended. At that she gave two leaps over the sea to the Mountains of Mourne in Ireland; and for all that I know she’s living there still. She knew she would sup sorrow if she was found out, but she could think of nothing. Ratyn : metathetic form of Ranyd. His first act when he reached home was to get in a red rage with the people of the city close by; his next act was to turn them all into blocks of granite. The hills of the enchanted isle are green, white foam rings it round, and if you are near enough you may see the tossing arms and golden hair of the Mermaids by the water’s edge washing their glittering jewels, and hear the singing of birds, and smell the fragrant scent of flowers. ‘Ny jean shen arragh!’ which means, ‘Don’t do that again!’ My tail’s ended, ‘Oh Lord, what a jump!’ he said. Others said that it was lifted up, and the people on it dropped off into the swamp. The Little Footprints Ami, Ancamna, Atlantic, Aken, Abia, Aristocat, Anuket, Amunet, Adagio, Atka, Aubrey, Aretha, Axel, Azrael, Ajax, Andesine, Azur, Annona, Aqua, Abby, Ariana, Ace, Andromeda, Amun, Alastir, Astro, Arwen, Altus, Antiope, Axinite, Aengus, Armani, Agrius, Aphrodite, Anubis, In one part there was dancing to the music of Hom Mooar – that was the name of the fiddler – and when he played all men must follow him whether they would or no. The Fairy Doctor The names here listed have been selected by Manx National Heritage staff from the following published works which are available on request in the Library Read Room:-Cubbon, William, Christian Names of the Isle of Man, 1923 Kneen, J. J., Manx Personal Names, 1937 The chief aim of this information sheet is to encourage prospective parents to consider It’s apiece to go, but thou’ll be right enough with me. He said: The river Neb shall run red from Glen Crew to the sea, And with that he was just closing the door when the cat came running up, half drowned – that’s why cats hate the water – and just squeezed in, in time. He gave the snakes and toads a twisht! She went on by fields, covered with stones, which were once fine corn land; and on she went at the head of them by lonely little tholthans whose roofs had sunk in on the hearth, and then by spots where houses once had been, now marked by jenny nettles and an old tramman tree. After this the King of Scotland sent a message to him, saying: Glenn: This name means valley. However that may be, a while after this they said the sea was surging dreadful, and the men in the boats had to hold to the sides, or it’s out they’d have been thrown. ‘Maybe a fortnight,’ said he, laughing heartily. ‘I see, I see!’ answered again the little Tailor, without raising his eyes, and continuing to pull out with all his might. So they went their ways together until they met a gander. Just ask, basic cross £40.00. ‘Then,’ said the king, ‘it will be your duty to take the password. Magnus fought like a lion, but soon he was pierced through the thigh by a spear. ‘The cock said it to me.’ An Ancient Charm Against the Fairies. The Making of Mann He threw a big white rock after her and it struck her on the heel – the mark of the blood is still on the stone at Cleigh Fainey. And with that he fetched a bart of straw and bunged the two windows of his house. “Something of the national character, somewhat of the history of a people, much of its manners and customs, may be gleaned from its folklore.”. ‘Dost thou see this big head of mine?’ yelled the Buggane. Donncadh which gives the surnames O'Donoghue and McDonagh, and the Mx MacDoncan and MacConky in M.R., Doncan, M.R. The Fairy of the Glen and the Buggane, Hom is dead now, but there’s many alive that remember him yet. ‘It’s mortal grand,’ says John. ‘The little chicken said it to me.’ Are thou satisfied?’ Tehi Tegi!’. The tailor gave a leap off the table down to the floor, and it wasn’t long till he had the fine fire. On getting home he told what had taken place, and the father, his face lighting up, declared: MANANNAN MAC Y LEIRR, the Son of the Sea, was the first Ruler of Mann. ‘I am one of Yourselves for the night, and should be glad to do you some service,’ said Billy Beg. They are less aristocratic than the fairies of Ireland and Wales, and they have no named fairy king or queen. 145), records a Rushen fairy story in which a man is named Donagher Lowey. She met the Caillagh when he was in the shape of a goat, and she asked him to foretell when would be the end of the world. I slept last night between two leaves Away they all went, down Slieu Lewaige, fit to break their necks. The great mountain up at Barrule; The houses were dark and the only thing they saw stirring was Quilleash’s dog, and as soon as he smelt Themselves he took to his heels with his tail between his legs. ‘I see, I see!’ replied Tim, mockingly. He wore a helmet on his head and carried a red shield with a golden lion upon it; he had in his belt a sword of exceeding sharpness with an ivory hilt inlaid with gold, and a keen javelin in his hand. IT was Midsummer Day, and the Peel Herring Fleet, with sails half set, was ready for sea. At supper that night the Farmer’s porridge was hot and he blew on it. The Charmer told my mother I must not go on the mountain alone between the lights again. And going down to the parlour he got hold of something, and went out, never saying a word. Kebeg Then he leapt on to the little islet that he saw below him. It is worth presenting it in this 1911 form, as Sophia Morrison conceived it, as the Knox-illustrated edition did not appear until many years after her death, in 1929. Everything with his scythe he was cutting, He stood where he was, and listened, and he heard the sound of faint music. So he went, and when he got there he began to dig, and another man came to him and said: ‘Tell me quick,’ said Ballaleece. They wear red caps and green jackets and are very fond of hunting indeed they are most often seen on horseback followed by packs of little hounds of all the colours of the rainbow. ‘It’s all foolishness that’s at the people about the Buggane, for, after all, the like isn’t in.’ Before the words were well out of his mouth the hump was clapt on to Billy Beg’s back. ‘Tom Beg, go to the mountain and fetch home the white sheep.’ ‘I’m seeing the wheel middling often on the floor when I come home at night; maybe there’s enough thread spun at thee now for me to take to the weaver next week?’ ‘There will be a battle between the Irish and the Manx at Creg Malin.’ And the old fishermen say that that battle took place two hundred years ago. The light got brighter and brighter until he came to a grand palace with every window lit up. If thine this little glen east, and thine this little glen west, He was coming from Barrule to them, in a mighty pursue. On and on they went, helter-skelter over hedges and over ditches till they got to the Fairy Hill, and Colcheragh was still following them, though on any other night he would not have gohe within a mile of the great green mound. Then he was whirling everything round for a clear space, even Hom himself, who by degrees gets up on the table in the corner, and plays wilder and faster, as the whirling jig grows madder and swifter. Men's First Names Men's names from Abban to Yvon. They were dashed to pieces on the rocks of the Calf, and only two men escaped with their lives. Then the mother carried it, at dead of night, along the narrow path over the rocks, past where the waters of Gob-yn-Ushtey leap into the bay, past Ooig-ny-Goayr, the Cave of the Goat, to Lag-ny-Keilley. Dy chooilley vangan er y villey, snieu er my skyn. When fell’d beneath them on the floor. One cold frosty day, big Gordon was docking turnips and he blew on his fingers’ to warm them. And behold ye, a few days after this there was land seen in the middle of the sea, where no man ever saw the like before. It is sometimes said that "themselves" are the souls of those drowned in Noah's flood. Fairy Cottage: Bwaane Shellee: Willow Lodge: Bwaane y Drine: May Cottage: Bwoaillee Ard: Highfold: Bwoaillee Glass: Greenfold: Cairbre: Arbory: Cam Lurgey: Camlork: Camus y Ree: Derbyhaven: Cardal: Cardle: Carmane: German: Carn Bane: White Cairn: Carn ny Cooilley: Cairn of the Nook, The: Carraghyn: Carraghyn: Carrick Ghial: Shining Crag: Carrick ny Drommey: Rock of the … But he ran in the water till he came to the churchyard, and they could not touch him there. Manx men have never forgotten Manannan, and this thousand years our fishermen have prayed to him the following prayer, as they have put out to sea. Tehi Tegi mounted, and the waves of her golden hair flowed down over her dress of shining white. So they brought her milk-white horse shod with shoes of gold, with bit of gold and bridle set with jewels, with saddle of mother-of-pearl and saddle-cloth of blue. ‘And how’s your father?’ said she. How the Herring Became King of the Sea Then he threw a big rock with the pot-stick in it – it’s in the Lagg river to-day. ‘Let it lie there for a vexation to the sons of men while water runs and grass grows!’ ‘My seven swearings of a curse on it!’ says he. When he came to the big door it was locked. He had not seen them – they make themselves invisible when they know that mortal eyes are on them. And the Fynoderee of the glen, waddling, ‘Snieu queeyl, snieu; ‘rane, queeyl, ‘rane; The wind was beginning to rise, and trees scutched their arms against the windows. When he found that the herring had been chosen, he twisted up his mouth on one side, and says he: The Wizards, Astrologers, Fairy Seers and Witches of Victorian Liverpool Sheridan Le Fanu’s Scary Fairy Stories Hurst, The Victorian Ghosts, Devils and Witches of Northern Bedfordshire ‘I see, I see!’ replied the little Tailor, as before, stitching hard at the breeches and taking long stitches. Then, when they were all beginning to wade through it, she took off the spell, and the water rushed over their heads and swallowed up the six hundred poor lovers. But when he would see ships sailing, There was a dead hush, and the men gathered close together, muttering, till Gorry, the Admiral of the Fishing Fleet, stepped forward, caught the basin out of her hands and flung it out to sea, growling: ‘How will I get rich, O Caillagh-ny-Faashagh?’ ‘Who said that to you, gander?’ One day, however, the two birds met on the borders between mountain and plain, and they made it up between them that they would change places for a while. ‘I’m wanting thee to help me,’ says she; and she up and told him about the ball of thread and everything. ‘Gowerdayl, gowerdayl.’ ‘Credit it, credit it,’ was Blackbird’s bad advice. They all came looking their best-there was Captain jiarg, the Red Gumet, in his fine crimson coat; Grey Horse, the Shark, big and cruel; the Bollan in his brightest colours; Dirty Peggy, the Cuttle-fish, putting her nicest face on herself; Athag, the Haddock, trying to rub out the black spots the devil burnt on him when he took hold of him with his finger and thumb, and all the rest. He answered, trembling, ‘Woman, my heart, who art thou?’ Pearls gleamed on her neck and arms. So it'll come as no surprise that Manx names are similar to many of the other Gaelic and Celtic languages, but there are plenty of differences too. Now it is the home of Manannan Mac y Leirr, Son of the Sea, and he rules it as he used to rule Mann. So it took her a long time, for the first man met her at six and the second at eleven, and there isn’t two miles between the two places. ‘Where are you going, bull?’ said the goat. He was the bravest and most beautiful young king of his time – tall and strong and brilliant as a meteor. He ran up to it and, behold, it was the most beautiful woman he had ever put sight on, fast asleep. And the birds agreed that Jinny was as clever again as the best of them. On coming back to the boat he heard some one calling to him, and, looking round, he saw a fine-looking woman sitting on the edge of a rock. And she cried: The Lazy Wife And oh! Weeds and stones were lying thick in the fields. Oh, the taking joy there was! The rest of Kitter’s friends, who had stayed on the Calf and so saved their lives, believed that Eaoch, the cook, had made a plot with the witches of the island to do away with all the Norwegians in Mann, so they brought him before King Olaf to be judged, and he was condemned to death. When the Irish heard this they were furiously angry and indignant, but wise King Morrough said: And thus did wild Manannan guard ‘Plaze yourself,’ says she, ‘an’ you’ll plaze me; but I must get on with my bakin’.’ He thought if Finn was that strong and the baby that big, he had best catch home again. Nobody never seen the like of it on this bare breas’ before – else where am I at all, at all?’ ‘There’s been a straw put under the bushel – for that reason you couldn’t hold me, and you’ve done with me for ever!’ As he began to pass under the trees that grow round the house at Ballacurry, a little dog appeared suddenly from the black shadow at the roadside and followed at his heels. ‘What are thou wanting here?’ says the Giant. If I had my way, the like of you an’ your crew would be run into the sea. But scarcely was he outside the walls when down fell the new roof with a terrible crash, that made Tim jump a great deal more nimbly than he ever did before. But after some minutes he saw a great stone in the midst of the cave and the floor of fine white sand. Again there was a loud knock and a big hoarse voice was heard which cried: ‘Woman of the house, open for me.’ Then the door burst open and behold ye, what should she see but a great, big ugly beast of a Buggane rushing in mad with rage. Manx (Manx: Gaelg or Gailck, pronounced or or ), also known as Manx Gaelic, and also historically spelled Manks, is a Goidelic language of the Celtic language family, itself a branch of the Indo-European language family.The language of the Manx people was spoken as a first language on the Isle of Man until the death of the last native speaker, Ned Maddrell, in 1974. Coming back to the door after a bit, he said: No sooner had this happened than up from the ground beneath came the sound of most terrible groans, high winds blew from every airt out of the heavens, lightnings flashed in the air, dreadful thunder crashed overhead, and the ground heaved beneath his feet; and he knew that there was plenty of company round him, though no man was to be seen. For once upon a time, in the days when there were giants in the Isle of Mann, Finn Mac Cool had his home near this city. ‘Deed I am not,’ says he. It was well known that Sayle had a strong liking for apples, and that he would often bring some with him out in the boat, but when he got well up in years he would be leaving a lot of the boat-work for the boys, and then the luck began to get less, and many a time one of them had to take a gun to keep something in the pot. Arieen: This Celtic girl names mean a noble person who keeps the oath. She was baking barley bread, and when the baking was done at her, she took the griddle and put it between two cakes of bread, and gave it to the Buggane to eat, with a quart of buttermilk. THERE was a man once in the Isle of Mann who met one of the Little Fellows, and the Little Fellow told him that if he would go to London Bridge and dig, he would find a fortune. The walls were of jasper, and strings of lovely jewels were hanging upon them. And where was the straw and hay which made such a snug bed in the barn? It was not his turn to take the keys, but to show how brave he was he said that he would take them alone. You might live there for months without seeing the face of clay, and no person knew of the birth of the child. Some one ran to fetch the cup. Even the deemsters, when they take their oath, say: ‘I will execute justice as indifferently as the herring’s backbone doth lie in the midst of the fish.’ Some said that it took plunge and sank into the bog with the people on it. ‘I can,’ said the tailor. ‘The gander said it to me.’ As well as being the accepted expert on Manx folklore, Morrison was a popular, well-connected and well-trusted person, making her perfectly placed to collect tales appropriate for such a collection of Manx folklore. This was the Battle of Santwat, ‘Sand Ford,’ between the north and south Manx. He opened the box and it was full of gold, and there was a letter in it, but he could not read the letter because it was in a foreign language. ‘Look here, woman, give him nothing at all, but go out an’ get a creelful of good turf an’ a whisp of feern.’ On the newer, second site (, Wait, there's even more! Always after that, when the neighbours would ask her if she believed in the wonders of the Old Christmas Eve, she would say: ‘To put them in heat,’ said the Farmer. When the Little Fellows came to the hill they sounded a tan-ta-ra-ra-tan on their horns. His friends might search for him, but they would never find him. Again, all of a sudden, he looked at the tailor. ‘The speckled hen said it to me.’ In less than a moment the grand palace burst into a hundred thousand bits, and vanished into the air. In an instant the crying stopped, and was never heard again, and the light went out and was seen no more. Then said Patrick: The stories in this volume are: Themselves The Buggane Of Glen Meay Waterfall How The Manx Cat Lost Her Tail The Making Of Mann The Coming Of Saint Patrick How The Herring Became King Of The Sea The Silver Cup The Child Without A Name The Fairy Doctor ‘Dig again and you’ll find another.’ The north men sailed into Peel and ran their flat-bottomed boats up to Glenfaba Ford, where the south men met them to keep them from landing. The folklore of the Isle of Man is rich in references to birds. ‘Go it, Hom – face your partner – heel an’ toe does it. As soon as they came near the Ballaragh Chapel though, all was as silent as the grave. A great many years ago a beautiful girl living at Ballaquine was sent to look for the calves, which had gone astray. It is sometimes said that "themselves" are the souls of those drowned in Noah's flood. Names-Generators.Com is a free to use website for generating names like Manx generator for use in the interest of public. Suddenly he saw something flashing at the edge of the waves a few paces from him. They can appear in any shape they please – as ogres with huge heads and great fiery eyes, or without any heads at all; as small dogs who grow larger and larger as you watch them until they are larger than elephants, when perhaps they turn into the shape of men or disappear into nothing; as horned monsters or anything they choose. Another time, in the shape of a tall, tall man, as tall as two men, he followed a woman who struck across the mountain at Garey mooar, and he had great, big, burning eyes, as big as two plates, in his head. Against thee rise in cruel war; The young wife was never heard of any more. THERE was once a woman living near Glen Meay, and she was the wife of a decent, quiet, striving man, of the place. So he went one day to the Druid of Clogher to ask him what he had best do. Sieve, sieve, dash! Caillagh-ny-Faashagh, or the Prophet Wizard May the pot-stick and the round tables, King Olaf himself took up the challenge, and off they set. ‘Pull nearer to the lan,’ said Illiam when he heard it. ‘Bare bones, bare bones!’. ‘Let the shrine be opened at once. But, as they say, ‘If custom will not get custom, custom will weep.’ A basinful of water was brought from the Holy Well and given to the Wise Woman that sold fair winds, as she stood on the harbour-side with the women and children to watch the boats off. And that’s why the boys go round on St. Stephen’s Day to this day, singing: The Wren, the Wren, the King of all Birds, The Buggane kept rising and rising up through the hole until the horrible form, black as ebony, and covered with wrinkles like the leather of a blacksmith’s bellows, had risen quite out of the ground. He took his stick and gave it one big knock. And I ‘ll go to Mann ‘Aw, I’ll do that for thee, an’ welcome,’ said the tailor. 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