School: Stonetown, Louth (roll number 16431)

Location:
Stonetown Lower, Co. Louth
Teacher:
P. Ó Dubháin

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The Plan of Campaign

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0668, Page 215

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Both young and old who hear my song
If you but pay attention, the truth Ill tell to thee
Is of the men who now intend our credit to obtain
Those were the boys did first advise the plan they called campaign

We started here in Collon town, this fight to undergo
As our crops were scarcely any and the prices very low
We requested a reduction of 25%
And the word we got was go back again and bring me here my rent
Its when we saw we were refused of what was just and fair
And we willingly gave all we had
And more than we could spare
Its then we joined this honest plan, our money we laid

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Collector
Gertie Gartlan
Gender
female
Address
Drumgoolan, Co. Louth
Informant
Bridget Matthews
Gender
female
Age
80
Occupation
domestic worker
Address
Collon, Co. Louth
Language
English