School: An t-Éadan Mór

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0960, Page 163

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To view the spreading shade.
Said I my pretty fair maid
Your beauty does me start
While Cupid like a daring flame
At me be shot a dart.
And if you would remain a while
To I'd my mind disclose
I'v hopes you'd come along with me
From the shades of Ankel grove
The evening is drawing nigh
And my parents are watching me
And homewards I must hie.
But on some other evening
When I'll have more time
We'll take a walk and we will talk of love along by the New Line.
The evening close were gathering
And the winds began to moan.
We both shook hands and parted
And I returned home.

In 1870 the Protestants they did congregate, their partytunes to beat. they played "Kick the Pope" and "broos the Boyne" and likewise the Protestant boys. when Thrugh brave boys, the heard the heard the noise, to think that they'd be trampled down by Moutray's orange clan, they assembled in large.

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Collector
Frank Kelly
Gender
male
Address
Davagh Etra, Co. Monaghan
Informant
Mrs Mary Skinnader
Gender
female
Age
79
Address
Davagh Etra, Co. Monaghan
Language
English