School: Gortermone

Location:
Gortermone, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Mrs A. O' Reilly

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0229, Page 221

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For Mc Cabe unconquered still remains
to shoot at will upon the plains.
Around poor Edward sad to see
Stood teapot and the Jobber’s P.
not even them can him controle
his rage and grief are past controle by
by his defeat he’ll surely mourne
until Christmas Day again return.

Another incident about a man – Peter flood – Still living in this district.
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‘Peter Flood’s Jacket’
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You men of talent, wit and lore
I hope you’ll pay attention, and
Grace my rude expression
In a tale I’m going to mention
And if you’ve time to stand with me
I’ll count it well and good
While I tell a little story of our
Neighbour Peter Flood.
‘Tis of a linen jacket this man got of late
It has been my instigation of commencing to relate
For since the foreign war began, that clothing got so high

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