School: Snaidhm (C.) (roll number 11799)

Location:
Sneem, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Mrs Palmer

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0468, Page 133

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And his face turned blue with passion and he then began to cry.
Chorus
VI
It was a few days after he went down to the strand
He spied a goat well tied with ropes and smothered in the sand.
His eyes they twinkled madily but his face it changed to joy.
Saying I'll have the boys of Driminamore upon the gallows high.
Chorus
VII
Now he is in suspicion of some boys around the place
He says they cruelly drowned his goat or shot him in the face.
He has them all now summoned for the ninth of January
And I hope t'will fail black Denny and prove his destiny.
Chorus etc.

There are three graveyards in this parish one is "Baile na hEaglaise" it (has) is up to about eighty years of age and it

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Informant
D. Cronin
Gender
male
Age
circa 70
Address
Sneem, Co. Kerry
Language
English