School: Longford, Kinnitty

Longford, Co. Offaly
M. Ní Thuathaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0820, Page 073

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0820, Page 073

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    who fondly loves the game
    It was our fathers pastime
    And of it they often spoke
    It is now appreciated by
    His Lordship Dr Croke.
    The hurling is all over
    And the football in its place
    Since Rathdowney changed their hurling club
    Into a donkeys race
    They could not manage hurling
    And football would not do
    Because they were not able for the Boys of Knockaroo
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.