School: Cashel (roll number 11358)

Location:
Cashel, Co. Galway
Teacher:
P. Ó Lochlainn

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Mollie Bán

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0010, Page 121

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Tháinig Mollie Ban ar cuairt chugam
'S mé uaigneas liom féin
Do leag sí béal annuas orm 's ba fuair é ná an teag.
Eirigh suas a bhuachall is mithid duitse gcluaise,
Tá an tor ag teacht anuas ort,
Sé plúir na mbean óg.
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Beidh seisuín ag Cill-Tullaigh an Nodlaig seo má's fíor,
Beidh gearranntáí bun-dorocha is arm seasta an rí,
Beidh Counsellear O Conaill is Cealaigh as Cluain-Caoi,
'S dá mbeadh triúr mar Donnail óg agam,
Ní crochfaidh stór mo chroidhe.
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Dia sa Mhuire Máthair ní náire dom bheith tinn
Mo stór gá chroch amáireach ní feicfidh mé

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Informant
Padhraig Mac Donnchadha
Gender
male
Age
75
Occupation
feirmeoir
Address
Scrahallia, Co. Galway
Language
Irish