School: Dubh-Áth (B.) (roll number 11067)

Location:
Duagh, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Seán Ó Conchobhair

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Local Poets

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0410, Page 141

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There were three poets in this district formerly. They were - Cairn Timothy Mc Govern, and Pat O Donnell.
It is not know, when exactley did Cairn live, but it is believed that it was about a hundred years ago. He made a song when he was leaving Kilcara to settle down in Moynsha. In the song he said that he would rather spend one hour in Kilcara than three years in Stile-a'-baincigearna.
Timothy Mc Govern lived in Moynsha, and died in 1931, aged about sixty years. Here are the names of some of the songs

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Collector
Pádraig Mac Síthigh
Gender
male
Informant
Pádraig Mac Síthigh
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Language
English