Lough Leane turned into Blood

From The Wonders of Ireland by P. W. Joyce, 1911

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In the year of our Lord 864 a fearful thing happened to Lough Leane, a small lake near the village of Fore in the County Westmeath. Without any known cause it was turned into blood for the space of nine days; and the astonished people, when they came to examine it, saw all round the edge great masses of clotted gore floating about on the surface.

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