School: Carrowreagh (roll number 16884)

Carrowreagh, Co. Donegal
Annie Davidson
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1109, Page 36

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1109, Page 36

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  1. 1. Oh Donegal the pride of all I oft times think of thee.
    My cottage home where oft I roamed when I was young and free.
    Big houses grand in a foreign land cannot compare at all
    With my cottage bright on a winter's night on the hills of Donegal.
    2. Right well I mind the harvest time the doleful dreary day.
    When leaving all in Donegal to wander far away.
    Neas Cressloughtown my friends stood round I bade farewell to all.
    And from the van I waved my hand to the hills of Donegal.
    3. When gazing back through Barne's Gap on my own dear native hill.
    I thought no shame but who could blame 'twas there I cried my fill.
    My parents kind ran in my mind my friends and comrades all.
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Lizze Canning