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

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

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A Song

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0410, Page 151

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A Song

Through the green hills of Kerry

The following is a version of a song composed by Timothy Mc Govern in the year 1922, lamenting our betrayal by Mulcahy, Griffith and Collins and also the murder of Jerry Leary and Johnny Linnane by the Black - and - Tans.
The Banks of the Feale
I.
Through the green hills of Kerry my ballads are ringing,
Sinn Féin is my motto and my land "Gránuaile"
The lads and fair lassies my songs will be singing
When I'm laid down to rest on the banks of the Feale.
II.
When I think of the tyrants
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Collector
Éamonn Ó Corradáin
Gender
male
Informant
Éamonn Ó Corradáin
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Language
English