School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

Location:
Creewood, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Brighid, Bean Uí Chearnacháin

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A Local Song

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 265

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A Local Song

And now that you're anxious to know the reason why you've seen a rival Bakery firm

Here is a song that was amde by James Reilly, Creewood, Slane.
For forty years a baker in Drogheda town you've been.
And now that you're anxious to know the reason why you've seen
A Rival Bakery firm
Paint its vans yellow and white,
To make them look as up to date as the ones with Lyon's bread.

Now Lyon's bread I've

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Collector
Lily Reilly
Gender
female
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
James Reilly
Gender
male
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Language
English