School: Mainistir Ó dTórna

Abbeydorney, Co. Kerry
Mícheál Ó Ríoghbhardáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0413, Page 009

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0413, Page 009

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  3. XML “A Coat of Frieza”

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  1. I
    Welcome to me my Coat of Frieze.
    More dear than gold I do thee prize
    For thou wert sent across the foam
    By a kind old friend in my Native home
    A friend who loved me the truest
    and best.
    In that Fairy Green Island away in the West
    A friend the most on earth I prize
    Has sent thee to me my coat of Frieze
    Of Irish thou hast been shorn,
    By an Irish exile thou now art worn,
    By an Irish woman thou wert spun,
    The same who nursed me when I was young,
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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      1. poetry
        1. folk poetry (~9,504)