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- (continued from previous page)"The Party" was composed by Patrick Walshe deceased, Ballymack He was 73 when he died 3 years ago He composed the song when he was about 40.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
Hurling being the amusement in the year of ninty nine
We roamed through hills and valleys the day being nice and fine
For to see those rangers hurling it was like a bird we flew
We were delighted when we saw them on the hill of Knockaroo.
Now they are the champions of the county I am told,
They have defeated Errill which was both brave and bold
They hurled the county o'er and o'er(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.