School: Mainistir Ó dTórna

Abbeydorney, Co. Kerry
Mícheál Ó Ríoghbhardáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0413, Page 001

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    There is a haw-thorn tree that I'm longing to see
    Shed it's fragrance on many at the door of that stately old home far away o'er the foam
    On the summit of sweet Laccamore.
    Spare it, oh spare, only nurse it with care
    It has charms for me by the score
    And the robins sweet lays will resound in your praise
    And re-echo around Laccamore.
    Missouri's broad tide I have wandered beside
    And I've heard the great Lakes' water roar
    But the wail of my streams that I hear in my dreams
    Sound sweeter to me Laccamore.
    Oh! I pine for the glade and the
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