School: Louisburgh (roll number 5128/9)

Location:
Louisburgh, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Thos. J. Morahan

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0137, Page 010

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Dear home of my childhood I see you again
In fancy I visit once more
Your four cross-shaped streets and the Square with it's crain
Close hugging Clew Bay's genial shore.
At eve I gaze down from the heights round the town
Whilst smoke-wisps from chimneys below
Wave toilers back homeward to tea golden brown
In Louisburgh in County Mayo

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I cherish the haunts of those days so long fled
Recalling again mid my woes
In grandeur and glory majestic Old Head
Its beauty a heaven's repose,
Bunowen, too, a picture from nature's own hand
I fondly salute Fairy Hill,
Then over the river to Carrowmore Strand,
And here fancy travels at will

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Collector
Thomas J. Morahan
Gender
male
Language
English