The death of Shane Carragh O'Cahan, brother of Sir Donal O'Cahan. Condemned to death has a traitor by the English to be hanged, drawn and quartered, due to his part in the O'Doherty rebellion. A story is told that this Shane when on the gallows was given religious instruction to prepare himself for his imminent demise by a monk. The monk had converted from the Roman faith in order to be spared a similar fate to O'Cahan. Shane Carragh O'Cahan was insulted to hear
The monk give instructions contrary to that form of religion which he knew the monk had professed in former times; he thrust him away from him and said that he deserved hanging for revolting from the Pope's religion: and so cast himself from the gallows and was hanged.