On the road going down to Ralaghan town.
The view it was so grand.
We can see the masons on the scaffolds,
And the trowels in their hands.
Johny says to his mother,
The building is very slow
I think I will go for Johnstons
And let the Parkers go.
They came from Cullies and Maudabawn.
To hear the talking of Johny Swann.
So off he went (from) for Johnstons
Without much delay.
And if he would wait on Parkers
He would loss his lock of hay. (lose)
He will be in awful fix
For if he goes up with the mare are cart (but)
He will get some off Sergeant Hicks.