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Green Hills of Rossmore, S. Dunne.WAV
Location: Carlow west
Seamus remembers life as a collier and some sights of Rossmore, before having to emigrate when the works closed

Homes of Clonegal.jpg
Location: Carlow east
Willie adopts the persona of the emigrant wistfully remembering his home place
The melody was matched to the poem by Fiach.

In Winter Dawn.MP3
In winter dawn in years long gone
Our forefathers adored the sun,
Druids offered gifts to golden Fionn
So crops might grow and male babes come.

Then Patrick came and changed our ways;
Replaced the gods of older days.
He fanned a fire up high…

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LIFE

Farewell to the days of our youth, now long gone bye,

The red sap that pulsed through young limbs now sere and dry;

The hot pulse that throbbed in wild heart and fiery limbs,

Now chilled and faded in time as memory dims.…

You grew and built your business through long, hard working days:
The bankers came and broke it, then they stole it all away.
You cannot trust the bankers, their only god is greed
And they hide behind their agents who do their dirty…

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MOTHER

The bright wind of Springtime brings you to my mind,

Filled with fine promise, all gentle and kind;

Fountain of hope and my bright, guiding star,

Still guiding my life choice from Heaven afar.


The soft breeze of Summer…

My Ballinabranna Home, Seamus Dunne.MP3
Theme: Pride in Place

Nano's Song, DB, Mary Butler.MP3
Dado’s**** Song ( Amhran Daideo)

Chorus
Gasúin Óg* you melt my heart;
Torthaí glúine imithe, thart**;
Bring me joy and pride and hope;
Síol na nglúine le teacht fós***.

Cailín Óg, you light my life,
Beaming through the fog of…

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