County Louth - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


Waiting Army

Location: Ardee - Dawson's Mount, aka Garret's Fort
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: An enchanted army of ten thousand men was said to be concealed within this hill - when the day comes for the troops to move out, they will slaughter all they come across until a red headed woman tells them they have killed enough. So the legend and prophesy goes.


 
 


Coach

Location: Ardee - Roads in the area
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: To see this phantom coach indicated that someone in the neighbourhood would soon die.


 
 


Henrietta Travescant

Location: Carlingford - Carlingford Castle and Abbey ruins
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: A pirate before taking up the residency of Abbess, this woman is thought to be one of the pair of shades seen within the ruins.


 
 


Red Girl

Location: Carlingford - Rectory
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1960s
Further Comments: This figure was watched as she moved towards the door of the rectory, followed by a priest. Both figures vanished, though the girl has been seen since within the building.


 
 


James II

Location: Donore - Athcarne Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: James II stayed here just before his defeat at the Battle of the Boyne, and now his shade lingers on. He is not alone here, however. A crazy looking girl walks around the area with her hands caked in blood, while a soldier has been observed hanging by his neck from a tree.


 
 


Crunching Gravel

Location: Drogheda - Boyne Viaduct
Type: Other
Date / Time: June or July 1990, 02:30h
Further Comments: While photographing an eclipse of the moon, two friends heard the sound of footsteps walking along the gravel laying on the surface of the viaduct, although no one could be seen.


 
 


Fleming and Golding

Location: Drogheda - River Boyne
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: After Sir Edward Golding and his wife Elizabeth Fleming were drowned in a boating accident, their shades returned to haunt the area. The River Boyne is also the location where the tenth century poet Erard Mac Cossi threw a stone at a swan which fell to earth and transformed into a woman - she claimed to have been metamorphed by demons who also travelled in the shape of swans.


 
 


Hanging Woman

Location: Drogheda - Stagrennan House, Mornington Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s?
Further Comments: Unable to sleep, Frank K rolled over in his bed to turn on the lamp and spotted a woman standing with her back turned to him a couple of metres away. She had mousy brown curly hair in a pony tail tied with a black ribbon, and was wearing a black and red vertically striped corset top with white puffy shoulders. Frank thought the woman had entered his bedroom by accident, before realising that she was floating off the ground, and that she had a rope around her neck which stretched towards the ceiling. The apparition quickly faded away.


 
 


Centaur?

Location: Drogheda - Unnamed road in the area
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: 1966
Further Comments: Two people travelling by car had to stop and wait for a couple of minutes after a horse with a human's face blocked the road. The terrified couple were frozen with fear and when the creature suddenly vanished they turned around and drove home.


 
 


Coach

Location: Kilcurry - Roads in the area
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A silent, phantom coach was once said to appear whenever a local person was close to death.


 
 


Heinous Horse

Location: Termonfeckin - Road passing Rath House
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 1966
Further Comments: Two young adults driving along this road witnessed an otherworldly horse with the face of a man, the creature's eyes bulging from their sockets. The manifestation stood in the road, blocking their path for two minutes before vanishing.


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