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

Donegal, Co. Donegal
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Father Mullin's Cart of Turf

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1034, Page 290

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Dear Pat, many thanks for your big Cart of turf
But I trust that without it you
Will have enough
I never forget a good turn at least
And you're not doing wrong
When you're helping the (Priest
It's hard to expect at this time of year
With coal not too good and
the price very dear.
But I hope to repay you at some
Future date,
If only at Clare by escaping
The plate
I know you're a man who likes
a wee drop at will
And your('e) turf would be useful for

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