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- (continued from previous page)be washing clothes at the river at the time said "Thats a great jump boy" Brenan replied "It is nothing to the running I had to it,"
He remained that night at Kildinan as the people were friendly to him and next day returned to Kilworth.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- The following Ballad about Willie Brenan is taken from the Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society-May 1892."Brenan on The Moor."
"Tis of a gallant highwayman
The story I would tell.
His name was Willie Brenan
In Ireland he did dwell;
'Twas on the Kilworth mountains
He "runned" his wild career,
And many a wealthy gentleman
Before him shook with fear.Brenan on the moor!
Brenan on the moor!
Bold and undaunted stood
Young Brenan on the moor"A brace of loaded pistols
He carried night and day;
He never robbed the poor man
All on the kings highway.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.