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

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

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The Drowning of the Brogans

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1034, Page 228

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Come all you sons and daughters of loving mothers dear
A sad and mournful story now I must let you hear
Concerning nine young gallant men that aboard a little you'll[?]
Went off one sunday evening from the quay of Donegal
They halted first at Muckross their spirits light and gay
There three of them remained a shore upon that fateful day
Then on to mullinasole the nest of them did said
But only Patrick Brogan returned to tell the tale
Their returning home that evening is saddening to recall

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