My name is Patrick Hester near Longford I was born.
My Parents reared me honestly I bore no man any scorn.
In honesty I laboured in Littleton for years
When I think of old acquaintance it causes me to shed tears.
The evidence against me was that in October '97
That I shot Bernard Keegan, may his poor soul rest in Heaven.
That I watched him from behind a ditch alone as he did pass.
And with the gun I took his life returning home from mass.
And when I done this awful deed to a neighbours house I ran.
And in among some hay and straw I safely hid the gun.
And afraid I'd be arrested I returned back in haste.
And once again I took the gun and hid it in its place.
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