School: Slieverue (roll number 12476)

Location:
Slieveroe, Co. Kilkenny
Teacher:
John Carey

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0844, Page 167

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The Wren, the Wren the king of all birds
St Stephen's Day she was caught in
the furze.
Although she was little her honour was great
Get up Steve Ladder and give us a
treat( pr "trate")
Up with the kettle and down with the pan
and give us a penny to bury the
Wren (pr "Wran")

Collector
Ailís Ní Caisín
Gender
female
Address
Slieveroe, Co. Kilkenny
Informant
Mrs Irish
Gender
female
Address
Nicholastown, Co. Kilkenny
Language
English