School: Cóguis (roll number 16135)

Location:
An Chógais, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Pádraig Mac Seaghain
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  3. XML “Cailín Beag Suarach mé”

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  1. I
    Cailín beag suarach mé chuaidh ó fá’n choill
    Bhaint beartín luachra ba ghlaise gheobhainn ann
    Cé thárla fa ruaig orm ach an buachaill deas donn
    Rug sé níos ‘ [?] anuas orm ‘s d’fhág mo croidhe trom
    II
    Ca rabh d’fhiadhnaise ‘nuair sin a chailín deas donn
    Mise ars ‘n dréolan ‘s mé go ceólmhar fá’n toin
    Má gnidhim focal brúge go gcaillidh mé’n ceann
    Ní rabh focal as a bhéilín ach éolaidh’s bhí lion
    III
    Nach meanra do’n eanlaith a éirigheas go n-árd
    ‘S codluigheas n-a dhiaidh sin ar aon chraobh amháin
    Ní hé sin damh fein é’s do mo chead mhíle grádh
    ‘S fada ó na cheile bhíos ar n-éirighe gach lá.
    IV
    Nuair a éirighin ar maidin is paidir damh’n déor
    Aríst ins an oidhche is leannaig damh’n brón
    Tá gruaig ó mo chinn ag imtheacht mar cheó
    ‘S mar ghrean os cionn duibheagain tá m’aignead [gach ló V
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Language
    Irish
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    Gender
    Female
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    Gender
    Female