School: Cill Átha (roll number 9298)

Location:
Cill Achaidh Mhór, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teacher:
Mrs Pender
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0045, Page 0184

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  1. Written on 15/6/38
    There was a spree once in Killaghmore. Some of the neighbours were invited and more of them were not. Those who were not invited went and were not let in so they made up a song about the dance and those who attended it.
    The song is as follows:
    I
    It was on the twentieth of January
    The night being cold and wet.
    There was a spree in Killaghmore
    Which the neighbours won't forget.
    There was a grand selection
    I mean to let you know
    All the swanks around Kilconnell
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. seánra
      1. filíocht
        1. filíocht na ndaoine (~9,504)
    Language
    English
    Informant
    Mrs Clarke
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Cill Achaidh Mhór, Co. na Gaillimhe