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Location: County Carlow


Óro, Ár gcultúr gleoite, (our beautiful culture)

Óro, our culture’s growing,

Óro, ár gcultúr beomhar, (our living culture)

Alive and beo in Carlow. (well)

They tried to take our…
Author: D. Barron
Air: Táim i mo Shuí

Táim i mo Shuí: I am sitting. The pace and complexity of our modern world is often too much for us. The distress and strain of life fragments our sense of wellbeingng; our human nature is dismembered. We…

The Seed in the Soil.MP3

The seed in the soil creeps up to the light
Seeking new life in Springtime cold;
The slow beat of life shows green, shows white,
Growing new buds in flower and grove.

The flower, bud and leaf then burst into life,
Pulsing with sap…

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

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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You ask me why some people try to be better than the rest
When underneath the fancy clothes we’re all the same undressed;
Big house or farm or costly car, that’s what we call success:
True values lost, and at what cost, in the rat race of…

Carlow Rugby Anthem.jpg
Location: Carlow county
Danny's tribute to one of the title=winning Co. Carlow rugby teams

Carlow Town, S. McCarthy, Damien Brett.MP3
Location: Carlow town
Sean McCarthy (Shanagolden) wrote this after a sojourn in Carlow. It tells the sad love story of a widow with young son whose father died in the fight for freedom.
The second text is Sean's own telling of the context for his…

Eire Og From Carlow town 1.jpg
Location: Carlow Town
A celebration of the great town team of the 1990s

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.
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