School: Ballyhogue

Location:
Ballyhoge, Co. Wexford
Teacher:
Mrs. Margaret Cahill

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Song - The Slaney-Side

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0902, Page 221

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The Slaney - Side

i
I am a rambling hero,
In love I am ensnared,
Near to the town of Wexford
There dwells a fair maid.
ii
She was fairer than Diana,
She was free from earthly pride,
She would make a man become her Slave
Down by the Slaney - side.

Collector
Mary E. Kavanagh
Gender
female
Informant
Patrick Kavanagh
Gender
male
Age
54
Address
Ballyhoge, Co. Wexford
Informant
Brigid Kavanagh
Gender
female
Age
55
Address
Ballyhoge, Co. Wexford
Language
English