School: Clochar na Toirbhirte, Lios Mór

Location:
Lismore, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
An tSr M. Cárthach

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A Local Song

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0636, Page 13

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A Local Song

Of all the rivers in this wide world o'er, There is one small stream that I adore

Of all the rivers in this wide world o'er,
There is one small stream that I adore
It flows from the mountain with a with a wild gushing roar
To join the Blackwater near the town of Lismore
II
Oh to stand on the old wooden bridge
And watch you come down through the mountains ridge
As o'er the rocks you gently pour
To join the Blackwater near the town of Lismore.
III
Oh to stand at the gap
Where the white heather grows
and view you wind through the valley below
as the wee waterfalls you gently pour o'er
To join the Black water near the town of Lismore.
IV
I love to fish your you pools as

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Collector
Margaret Drohan
Gender
female
Address
Lismore, Co. Waterford
Informant
Mrs D. Drohan
Relation
unknown
Gender
female
Address
Lismore, Co. Waterford
Language
English