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- On St. Stephen's day a large crowd of men and boys gathered together to have a "wren". Two boys were picked out, one a male fool and the other a female fool. the latter was dressed in a long dress and big brogues. Another boy was a leader and he walked in front and carried a box for the money he was to get. When all were ready they went round from house to house and sang the "wren song".
"The wren, the wren,
the king of all birds,
Saint Stephen's day he was caught in the furze.
We hunted him up we hunted him down.
And at last the wren boys knocked him down.
Then he danced and sang another song.
I have a little box here
under my arm,
A penny or tuppence will do(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)Tras-scríofa ag duine dár meitheal tras-scríbhneoirí deonacha.
- A. Doolin