School: An Clochar, Uarán Mór

Location:
Oranmore, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Eibhlín Ní Ghreallaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0032, Page 0533

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"What did I do on you?" and when he said that he was on his horse again.
In the year eighteen thirty nine came a big storm which was followed by a big tide. This tide came up to Renville and up to Oranhill on the other side. It stayed for a week and people were picking fish for a week.

It was in nineteen sixteen
On Easter Monday fair
Our Galway boys did mobilize
And for battle did prepare.
With Captain Mellow's by their side
He led our Galway men
Saying, "Now unite, and we will fight
For Irelands cause again"

The news spread all round Galway

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