School: Leatbeg (roll number 16146)

Location:
Leat Beg, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Mrs Peoples

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Amhrán - Brogan of Melmore

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1091, Page 169

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Amhrán 1..9..1938
About twenty years ago the people of this district were very cheery and funny besides what they are nowadays.
Their chief past - time was making songs on each other and on places about the district.The following is the names of the songs which they made.
Mulroy Bay.
Deep Sheephaven Bay.
Hills of Donegal.
The Lanneleigh.
Brogan of Melmore.
Joe Power's Curragh.
Thomas Black's Bull.

Brogan of Melmore
1.
Falty Bans it is my native land,
From it I used to stray.
And many a night when after girls,
I crossed the Lanneleigh.

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Collector
John Morrow
Gender
male
Address
Leat Beg, Co. Donegal
Informant
Mary Jane Morrow
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Age
38
Address
Leat Beg, Co. Donegal
Language
English