School: Baile Uí Dhuibh, Kilmeaden (roll number 13636)

Ballyduff West, Co. Waterford
Caitlín Madders

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0650, Page 310

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As I was going to Killenaule,
I met a wren upon the wall.
Up with my stick, and knocked him down,
And brought him into Carrick town.
Pockets of money, and barrels of beer,
I wish you all a Happy New Year.

Wren Song

"Dreóilín; Dreóilín" where is your nest?

"Dreóilín; Dreóilín" where is your nest?
It's in the bush you all know best.
Between the holly and the ivy tree.
Where all the birds do follow me.
Up with the kettle and down with the pan.
Give me your answer, and let me be gone.