School: An t-Éadan Mór

Location:
Edenmore, Co. Monaghan
Teacher:
S. Mac Philib

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0960, Page 124

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"Arise from your prison Burke
Irishmen have done their work
God he is with you
And Ireland is free.

John Mandeville

I
There's a pillar from the Irish cause
A spirit from us fled
Come mourn you gallant Irishmen
John Mandeville is dead.
A murmuring wail from Granuaile
Is heard from shore to shore
For that departed patriot
Who died in Tullamore.. Granie Maol.
II
In a fair downtrodden Irish cause
He spoke up like a man
To gain reduction in our rent
For little spoils of land
He proved himself successful
To the ones the ground did till
And the King's town tenants long to bless
The bones of Mandeville
III
For a speech he made at Mitchel's town

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Collector
Bridie Mc Kenna
Gender
female
Informant
Mr James Mc Kenna
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Tamlat, Co. Monaghan
Language
English