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Themes: Love, patriotism, hero. Ballad about Carlow town in which a woman's lover dies in the fight for Ireland's liberty. Written by S. McCarthy

Town, hero, love

Sung by Damien Brett

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Love song, sung by Lisa Butler

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Location: Carlow town
Mikey visited the Singers' Club in Carlow and wrote this afterwards

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Lyrics:

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…

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Location: Carlow County
Another song in praise of Kevin Barry, written by MCN of Borris

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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An Londubh is an Ceirseach, Lisa Butler.MP3
Theme: Love.

AN LONDUBH IS AN CHÉIRSEACH (scroll down for translation)
Tá an londubh is an chéirseach, is an fhuiseoigín le chéile,
Is an smóilín binn bréagach ina ndiaidh i ngach aird,
An chuach i measc an méid sin ag seinm dánta…

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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…

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