School: Uachtar Árd (roll number 4786)

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M. S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 240

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    There was and are yet a great many composers of songs around Oughterard.

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    Another song that he also composed.
    Pat Clancy and Tom Hacket and those two jents in the boat.
    From the Old Quay to the New Quay those four four heroes did float.
    Tom Hacket smokes cigars and Pat Clancy cigarettes.
    "Faith" says Tom to Pat "Mr Madden is the best"
    "How do you say that" says Pat look at theos two fine jents in the boat.
    "Well" says Tom to Pat "those will fade away like the flowers in May.
    We will have to work for Mr Madden pay one and six a day digging up the clay.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.