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

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1034, Page 210

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It was when the days were longest
and human fancy strongest
That a scheme began to tickle and to crawl
In the cranium of a man
Who thought he'd found a plan
To light the streets and all of the
town of Donegal.
II
So he laid his scheme before
Some half a dozen more
Who proclaimed with (accamlation) acclamation one
and all
That it was the very thing
That was sure in time to bring
The glories of a city to the town of Donegal
III
and McGlinchey swore by japers[?]
He would post up all the papers

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Collector
Shaun Mac Intyre
Gender
male
Address
Donegal, Co. Donegal
Language
English