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  1. Mark and Moll

    Language
    English
    Informant
    Mr Richard Ryan
    Age
    70

    Mark and Moll
    I
    Ach! sure enough tis years ago since Mark
    and Moll got married.
    Many is the one was born since and
    many is the one was
    buried.
    For while I'm on this side of Heaven
    I won't forget the day.
    And Moll God rest her soul to-night
    was every inch a queen
    You'd travel from b-airn to the Hook
    and wouldn't match the pair
    II
    For how they picked up one another
    faith I haven't half a notion
    I think it was Matt the mason put the
    matter first in motion.
    So they settled on a [?] day for it a fine
    Shrove Tuesday morning.
    and never a bride was better dressed
    since ever dress was worn.
    For Moll she had a lilac gown she
    bought at Carrigcabe
    A lovely leghorned bonnet and a white and