School: Clochar na Trócaire, Buirgheas Uí Luighdheach (roll number 3486)

Location:
Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
An tSr. M. Oilibhéir

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Clochar na Trócaire, Buirgheas Uí Luighdheach | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0544, Page 067

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I know a little winding road
So Beauitful to stray
Where the wild perfume of the
hawthorn bloom,
And the woodbine scents the way
The heather brown upon the hills
The wild flowers on the lea
The shady road winds on between
So lovely Fair Ileigh.
Ileigh, it is a beauty spot
Down in a shady glen
The green hills rise above
And many a sparkling Fell
Here the trees are evergreen
The flowers you'll always see
The roses' perfume scent the air
In lovely Fair Ileigh.
At evening hours in the old kiln
field
You will see the boys so bold

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