School: Carrickatee (roll number 16481)

Location:
Carrickatee, Co. Monaghan
Teacher:
Éamonn Ó Dubhthaigh

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Local Poem

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0941, Page 240

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You Monaghan sportsmen I pray you draw near.
In these simple verses the truth you shall hear.
The deeds of a hero reared near Ballybay.
And they call him Hugh Jackson I hear people say.
II
His mills, kilns and barns they cut a fine show.
His cloth from the North to the city does do.
For bleaching and lapping he exceeds them all.
And he is best approved of in the linen hall.
III
Now more of his praises I mean to begin.
Kind muses assists me to speak of

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Collector
Annie Ward
Gender
female
Address
Carrickatee, Co. Monaghan
Informant
Peter Ward
Gender
male
Address
Carrickatee, Co. Monaghan
Language
English