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Glencar Waterfall, County Leitrim mentioned in the poem "The Stolen Child" by William Butler Yeats.

Location of the Glencar jewel nestling in the Emerald Isle - - - map link
Where the wandering water gushes
From the hills above Glen-Car,
In pools among the rushes
That scarce could bathe a star

Come away, O human child!
To the waters and the wild
With a white winged faery wiccan
You’ll find shelter at my side
For the world's more full of weeping
Than mere mortals can abide