School: Clochar Muire, Tobar an Choire (roll number 12166)

Tobercurry, Co. Sligo
An tSr. M. Nioclás
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0171, Page 366

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  1. Fenian's Song
    They went to Peter Flannery whose name it was great.
    And from that to Ned Nicholson who lived on the estate
    Mick let a roar and Biddy let a bawl and sure Ned swore he'd pay no rent atall
    With me tareidilum, tareidilum, tareidilum fol the dol de.
    They went from that to John Leonard who lay sick on his bed
    And from that is Tom Phillips who had no sense in his head
    They went down to the blackbird with the cage in their hands
    The kippeens across for the young ones to stand,
    With me tareidilum, tareidilum, tareidilum, fol the dol de.
    They went to Pat Gormley and there to be sure,
    They found Mark Gormley begging Home
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Nora Flannery
    Doobeg, Co. Sligo