1) Donnchadh Ó Murchadha
2) Tobar Naoimh Bhrighidhe, Liosceannúir. Co. an Chláir
3) Caogadh bliadhian
5) ón a seanathair
6) tríocha bl ó shoin
7) seachtmhadh bl
8) Tobar Naoimh Brighidhe. Liosceannúir
Dear brother this note I hope will find you quite well
And then of course you must know I wish you good health.
I need not have sworn an oath the same for to tell.
But my blessing I bestow you: no more I can send in this cheque.
For a Brother my dear don't fear we'll never forget
The date of the year I have here and the date that I left
It was many a tear that appeared from my eyes and have shed
For a period of years which I fear oh we'll never have met.
But I would say a little more but not knowing would you like it or not
For I'm not a good poet to compose or to finish a song
Unless yourself might support it with chorus behind to the back
As you did long ago when you spoke of the croppy old ass.
Them that you know that transported the croppy poor ass
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