Prayer to Manannan...
Collected By: W.Y. Evans-Wentz. 1910.
The following prayer was collected by W.Y. Evans-Wentz from an old Manx woman in 1910. This prayer was said to be used by both the woman's father and grandfather. Her grandfather had addressed the Celtic sea-god Manannan, but her father had substituted St. Patrick's name for Manannan.
Manannan beg mac y Leirr, fer vannee yn Ellan
Little Manannan, son of Lieirr, who blessed our land,