School: Cóguis (roll number 16135)

Location:
An Chógais, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Pádraig Mac Seaghain
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    Da bhfeicfea ‘n dubh dílis ar maidin a’ tabhairt bainne gan chanach gan chíb,
    Gan buarach, gan seort ar bith cineáil, sí thógfadh ‘n dubh-brón de do chroidhe.
    Ba bhinne liom ‘na ceól ach aon maidin an crónan ‘sa channa dul síos
    Na na seoda, na trí seoda ba bhinne a seinneadh i bpárlús ar Ríogh.
    II
    Nach aoibhinn an saoghal atá i dTorraighe ag Séamus agus Iseabal Eoin.
    Gan aon lá ar mhian leisean gloine fhághail nach líonfadh sé dabhach no dhó,
    Sé dubhairt nach cúis ar bith ceilstean go líonfadh sé buideál ar ndóigh,
    Cuirfeadh aoibhneas ar íochtar ár mbonnaibh da mbéadh sneachta ann ag Folach nabhfód.
    III
    Ach munabh é Rí mór na Sasan agus a maireann dha mhuinntir-san beo,
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. genre
      1. poetry
        1. folk poetry (~9,504)
    Language
    Irish
    Informant
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    Gender
    Male