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- I am a bold undaunted youth
Pat Jordan is my name
From the Chapel of Coolcarney one Sunday as I strayed
In passing by who did I spy but the yeomen on parade
Said one unto the other
There goes Jordan from Coolcarney that commands the Fenian bladeQuickly they surrounded me and ordered me to stand
I did no know the reason why they had me at command
They marched me on to Ballina
It was on a market day
And cruel was the usage they gave me on the wayThey marched me on to Castlebar upon that very day
With ribbons flying purple and an orange cockade
And everything else equal against our Fenian blade(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Joseph Hennigan