School: Gormanstown, Árd Fhíonáin (roll number 5615)

Location:
Gormanstown, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Peadar de Mhóiréis

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0572, Page 445

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St. Stephen's Day he was caught in the furze
Although he is little his honour is great
Cheer up dear Madam and give us a treat.
II
We've hunted this wren, all day, all day,
Through muddy water and yellow clay,
From bush to bush and from tree to tree,
On a holly bush we broke her knee.
III
This is the wren that you may see
Hanging out of the holly tree,
A bunch of ribbons by her side ,
And the boys to be her guide.
IV
With a pocket full of

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Collector
Maureen Marsh
Gender
female
Informant
Mr P. Marsh
Gender
male
Address
Gormanstown, Co. Tipperary
Language
English