School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh (roll number 16821)

Location:
Ballylosky, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
An tSr. M. Beirín Ní Bhaoighill

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Songs -The Glentogher Hall

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1114, Page 203

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Songs

Songs composed in this locality.
The Glentogher Hall.
My pencil is short, and my paper is less.
But these few verses to you I'll confess.
I' ll sing of our country, and of its brave men,
And of the new hall that's started in the Glen.
Its up in Glentogher, a place you do know,
If you want a nights sport, its there you must go.
The girls are all jolly, and hearty and king,
The bet of them, not in this land you could find.
Its down in Carndonagh there lives Father Reid
And for his new Church some money does need.
So to a squad of fellows, one night he did say
You must run a dance in the school every

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Informant
Miss Eileen Mac Guinness
Gender
female
Address
Carrowreagh, Co. Donegal
Language
English