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The Mermaids’ Green

by Bernadette Weyde

Between Bow Veg and Glen Wither, on the coast north of The Sound, is a place called Lhiondaig Phollinag, or the Mermaids’ Green or Garden, and the tradition is that the mermaids haunted it and sported about basking themselves there.

(source: Folklore of the Isle of Man, A.W.Moore, (1891); artwork Mermaid’s Perch by dashinvaine)

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