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- Local Songs
Songs collected by Michael O'Neill, Clonlee Kinnitty"The Boys of Roncomroe"
Come all you sporting heroes and listen to my song
Concerning of our Irish sports which was held out,
The first match that we hurled it was in sweet Newtown.
The Kinnitty boys did challenge us in hopes to put us down
But when the game it did commence each for his man did go
And the victors of the hurling field were gallant Roscomroe2
At Birr on Easter Monday the next place were we seen.
Against the boys of Frankfort upon the hurling green
The Frankforts went for leg or ball but found it(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.