School: Cnocán an Teampaill, Ros Gréine

Knockantemple, Co. Tipperary
Máire, Bean Nic Aodhagáin

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Song - Carlin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0554, Page 247

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1. It is all for a noblemans daughter,
So handsome comely and dear,
Her father possessed of great riches,
Of sixty five thousand a year.

2. Its all for an noblemans daughter,
Carlirn is her name we are told,
One day from her drawing room window
She spied a young sailor bold.
3. Her cheeks were as red as roses, Her hair was black as jet ,
Carlirn she left her apartment
Went out and young William she met
4. She said I am an noblemans daughter
And possessed of great riches and gold
Ill forsake both my father and mother
And Ill wed with you young sailor bold
5. Be advised stay at home with your parents
And do by them as you are told

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Tom Power
Railstown, Co. Tipperary