School: Aodh Rua, Dún na nGall (roll number 13382)

Location:
Donegal, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Séamus Mag Shamhráin

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Old Poems

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1034, Page 205

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On the 18th day of August as I understand
Excursions came from Derry, Stranorlar, and Strabane
Our Engines ran so beautiful our steam car loaded all
To commemorate all '98 that day in Donegal
II
Mc Menimen he's a hero let him go where he will
He always proved himself a man when he met Johnny Bull
Or any of his off springs, if they would him oppose.
A right hand sling he landed in and brok Old Hammnds knose
III
They brought him to an orange residence, the cry was raised “he's dead”.
It was Chapmans I understand that dressed the bloody head
I pray to God to bless us all to bless our Irishman
For if everyman was like him we'd have no

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Collector
Patrick Friel
Gender
male
Address
Drumgowan, Co. Donegal
Language
English