County Sligo - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


Just William

Location: Ballinfull - Lissadell House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Another building haunted by W B Yeats, Yeats himself saw the ghost of one of his friends on the staircase. The site is also reported to be the home of two phantom women who walk through the garden carrying flowers and paints.


 
 


Dark Snakes

Location: Castlemaine - Countryside in the area
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: 1888
Further Comments: When livestock began to vanish from the area, locals blamed the devil. However, when the disappearances were investigated by the authorities, two detectives reported seeing large dark snakes, over four metres long, attacking farm animals.


 
 


Pair of Dadharchu

Location: Lake Glenade - Waters of the Lake
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Translated their name means 'Hound of the Deep'; two Dadharchu lived in this lake until one of the beasts killed and ate a young bride. Her husband exacted revenge by shooting one of the creatures and taking a sword to the other. Regardless whether this is myth or legend, there have been reports in the twentieth century of four metre long creatures seen swimming in the lake.


 
 


Egyptian Curse

Location: Sligo - Seaforth House
Type: Curse
Date / Time: Early twentieth century?
Further Comments: Poltergeist activity broke out in the house shortly after it was filled with Egyptian and Syrian artefacts brought back from the Middle East by Owen Phibbs. Servants were driven away, while the house sometimes shook to the very foundations. Eventually the family moved away and left the house to rot.


 
 


Sound of Firearms

Location: Streedagh - Somewhere along the Sligo / Bundoran road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1930s
Further Comments: Ten years after an ambush occurred on the site, a witness returning home reported hearing gunfire and seeing misty shapes in wearing peaked caps.


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