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Carras Dhoo


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Legendary robbers in Manx history who lured ships to the rocky shores of Maughold Head on the east coast of the island in the hope they would capsize. Although generally portrayed as murderers and villains, they are sometimes romanticized.

See Esther Nelson, ‘The Carras Dhoo Men’, Island Minstrelsy (1837);Hall Caine, The Manxman (1897).

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