School: Beanna (roll number 9524/5)

Banna West, Co. Kerry
Mícheál Ó Cearbhaill

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0414, Page 337

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Brown. He emigrated to America and from there he wrote the above song.

Oh where are the days where I roamed there so free
Through the lanes and the meadows of merry Tralee
Oh the grass is so green there the trees are so high
That they brush off the cobwebs away from the sky.
And that's why the sun always shines there so bright
Except when the moon takes its place in the night
Oh let me go back again over the sea
To my happy go lucky old home in Tralee

A Song

Oh where are the days when I roamed there so free

I met with Thady Carroll and me he did invite
To a party he was giving to his friends on Tuesday night
I went down to the commons that night at half past nine
And Johny Carroll landed with a car of stout

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