School: Líonán

Location:
Leenaun, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Pádraig M. Ó Mathghamhna

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Líonán | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0074, Page 045

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I
Come all you loyal Irish boys wherever you may stand
Think on your lovely mountains and bonnie Ireland
Although you are gone foreign my blessing on you pour
Who loved your dear ancestors on lovely Leenane Shore
II
On the 15th day of August a meeting was held there
O'Malley from Kilmilkin to it he did prepare
He gazed upon the mountains he so often travelled oe'r
But now he is in Parliment far, far from Leenane Shore
III
The Leaguers from all places

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Collector
Seán Ó Chatháin
Gender
male
Address
Leenaun, Co. Galway
Informant
Brighid Ní Chatháin
Gender
female
Age
40
Address
Leenaun, Co. Galway
Language
English