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- (continued from previous page)"Bad luck to Sir Richard Keane
We hope he is cursed
above all other gentlemen
he's foremost the worst,
above all other gentlemen on a hard trial day,
he swore he would send us to Botany Bay."Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- The Keanes are the principal landlords in this town. The first Keane to come to the district was a Yeoman captain who came from Antrim near the end of the eighteenth century. This captain's name was John Keane and he was not liked in Cappoquin. During the rising of '98 he used, with his troops of yeomen, to burn the houses of the people, particularly in the Modeligo district. Because of these burnings he was called "Sean an Teocár" (John the Burner)(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Carl O' Leary