63McGowan, Joe. Inishmurray, Island Voices. Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo: Aeolus, 2004. 42.
The author quotes his informant: "If we didn't give the first drop away to the fairies something was sure to happen to the run. Anyone that didn't give it away, the first drop, they were either caught with the police on the mainland or it was stole on them." (p. 51.)