County Tipperary - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


Family Friend

Location: Ballingarry Thurles - Old Church graveyard
Type: Post-Mortem Manifestation
Date / Time: Circa 1999
Further Comments: Two brothers, aged eight and ten years old, noticed a man peering over the wall of this grave yard. His head and shoulders were visible, and the figure wore a white shirt with dark glasses, and had curly hair. The man also looked like he had been crying, and ignored the children when they spoke to him. The children told their father, who pointed out the wall was eight feet high; upon hearing the description of the figure, the father recognised it as being a friend of his who died four years previous.


 
 


Music

Location: Cahir - Knockgraffon Motte
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Fairies could once be heard making music under this artificial hill.


 
 


Black Blob

Location: Cappagh White (or Cappawhite?) - Road approaching Ironmills bridge
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 1910
Further Comments: While travelling on his bicycle, Thomas Fahey stated that a strange black blob landed on his handlebars. The weird entity slowed the bicycle down considerably, before moving off and disappearing along a path.


 
 


Coach

Location: Cashel - Rectory
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Likely to be nineteenth century
Further Comments: The rector living here reported hearing what sounded like a coach being driven in the hallway, always between 20:00h and 00:00h. A phantom horse and trap were sometimes seen outside of the building.


 
 


Petticoat Loose

Location: Clogheen - Large pond in the Knockmealdown Mountains
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The monster known as Petticoat Loose has a body similar to that of a horse, while the head takes the form of a woman. When it appears (which is rare), the creature asks 'When will the day of judgement come?' before disappearing back under the water.


 
 


Princess Orloff

Location: Clogheen - Shallardstown Mansion (no longer standing)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Early twentieth century
Further Comments: The shade of Orloff, a former Russian Princess, was reported by a caretaker who looked after the building after it fell empty. Her coach could also occasionally be heard setting off along the driveway, driven by her loyal butler.


 
 


White Woman

Location: Clonmel - Unnamed road leading southwards, passing over a bridge
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late nineteenth or early twentieth century
Further Comments: Walking to a friend's house late at night, this witness spotted a glowing woman in white with long hair cross a bridge ahead of him. The girl vanished without trace, and upon mentioning it when he arrived at his destination, his friend told him that the same figure had appeared at the foot of his bed a few nights previous.


 
 


Hound

Location: Donohill - Road outside rectory
Type: Shuck
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A black dog was said to haunt this stretch of road, although there have been no sightings for at least one hundred years.


 
 


Edmond Roe O'Kennedy

Location: Lough Derg - Annagh Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1975
Further Comments: Edmond was murdered in the sixteenth century before telling anyone where he had concealed his hidden treasure. Since his death, Edmond's shade has appeared to visitors at the site, blood leaking from a large slit in his throat.


 
 


Fire Breathing Hound

Location: Lough Derg - Castle Biggs
Type: Shuck
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This abomination with cloven hooves protects a hidden hoard of treasure.


 
 


Galley

Location: Lough Derg - Waters of the lake
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Always travelling north, this phantasmal vessel traverses the lake with gentle singing emanating from it.


 
 


Finn the Monster Killer

Location: Lough Derg - Waters of the Lake
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A legend tells of how the Warrior Hero Finn fought and killed a huge monster which lived in this lake - two hundred men climbed out of the beast's belly once Finn sliced it open. Some say a (smaller) lake creature still lives in the water.


 
 


No Females

Location: Roscrea - Inishnameo, ruined church (may also be known as Monahinsha?)
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Once standing on a large island, it was said that no female of any species could set foot on the land. On a smaller island located next to it, no one could die - the sick would become worse until they could not stand the pain, only dying after being removed from the island by friends.


 
 


Night Coach

Location: Roscrea - Timoney Park
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Carrying the shades of the Parker-Hutchinson family, this phantom coach travels towards their former home.


 
 


Screaming

Location: Sopwell - Sopwell (or Killaleigh) Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Screams followed by the sound of a body being dragged down a staircase persist in haunting this castle, thought to be the result of a body being dropped down the stairs.


 
 


Broken Tooth

Location: Templemore - Devil's Bit (mountain)
Type: Legend - Old Nick
Date / Time: Rock still present
Further Comments: This mountain is so named after Old Nick took a bite from it - he broke a tooth in the process, which formed the Rock of Cashel.


 
 


Dyer

Location: Timoney - Area around old barracks
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Years following 1860
Further Comments: A policeman named Dyer once swore to protect the area 'dead or alive'. After his death in 1860, locals reported his ghost carrying out his promise.


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