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According to Gaelic lore, this wind demon of spring is the "Cailleach" (old wife).Myths of Babylonia and Assyria|Donald A. Mackenzie
Sure, 't was the kindly daughter you were to me, and me old and not worth my salt, a broken cailleach hobbling on a stick.
The old cailleach had come again to ruffle the grave silence about young Shane in the haggard.
In the second incident that happened to the Cailleach there appears to be a reminiscence of Sindbad the sailor.Legends of Saints & Sinners|Douglas Hyde
If the reaping finishes after Hallowmas the last corn cut is called the Cailleach (old woman).