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- In Dublin town I was brought up.
The city of great fame.
My parents reared me tenderly
And many know the same.
I been a bold united boy,
I was forced to cross the seas.
For seven long years in our new south wales
To wear the convict chains.I was no longer than six months
Upon the Australian shore.
I turned out a Fenian boy
As I often did before.
Michael O' Mara from yonder woods
And captain Mackey too.
They were the chief assocaites
Of bold O'DonoghueO'Donoghue was taken
For a most glorious crime
His sentence was to be hung
Upon the gallows high when he came to
He bid them all adieu.
When the master came to call the rolls(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.