School: Rosenallis (roll number 5442)

Rosenallis, Co. Laois
Mrs L. Dagg

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Local Songs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0823, Page 370

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This song made by Patrick McGroy.

This song made of by Patrick McEvoy Corbally. Burhe may have got it off some old paper.
Sr Keven once was travelling thro'a place called Tlendelay.
He chanced to meet with Ring Ioole.
And he asked a him for tobaic
He says "You are a stranger.
Your face before I have never seen
But if you have a bit of wee a I':ll lena you my dudeen."
While the saint was kenaline. up the pipe
the monarch gave a sigh
Is there anything the matter, that makes you cry;3
Says the Ring I was left a gander by my mother his morn he has cocked his toes.
With some disease or other.
"Are you fretting for the gander you foolish old goose;?
Dry up your tears from fretting
For I don't see the use,
What will you give me if your ganders revive
Said the King I'll be your servant
See the days I am alive
Saint the saint "I want no servant man

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