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- The Boys Who Went To Killinkere Come listen my good people no matter from what art.
And I will sing a simple song to elevate your heart.
Although it may not please you all it will do myself quite well
And when it does I do not mind the truth to you I’ll tell.
I often sang a song before and well do I declare.
But I never sang about the boys that went to Killinkere.
Mick Carolan to Tom Clooney said;
Oh Tom you’ll come with me.
As I am going up to Killinkere
Miss Gilliam for to see.
So Tom you’ll come along with me as ‘tis we to get this the chance.
To see how we both can charm them you’ll sing and I will dance.Tom thought this was a splendid chance to get away so far.
So he wrapped his coat well round him as he left for Killinkere.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Jimmy Cooney