School: An Corr Dubh (roll number 14339)

Corduff, Co. Leitrim
Pádraig Mac Giolla'n Átha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0227, Page 004

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    Who built the Church and Cross and |Spires
    They all have passed just like the leaves
    That fall around the storm swept trees.
    But their memories still with love surpass
    All the glorious deeds of Aughavas.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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    My father's cottage by the moor.

    The fore-going poem was written by Patrick Kane, Tooma, Cloone, Co. Leitrim, who emigrated to the U.S.A. about forty five years ago. He wrote many poems & prose pieces in praise of his native land. he wrote the following about the county of Mayo:
    My father's cottage by the moor,
    Ah racing heart, go slow;
    My sister standing by the door
    Are memories of Mayo.
    Are memories I can't live down
    No matter where I go;
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Patrick Lyons
    Corraneary, Co. Leitrim