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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…

The Battle of Kilcumney  Teresa Malone.jpg
Location: South Carlow
The historian can give a macro description of what happened. This micro description of a 1798 local incident of bravery and defiance is remembered and saluted

The Battle of the Wheat 1.jpg
Location: County Carlow
The farmer was also a patriot, working hard to feed the people.

Bunclody on Fair Day.jpg
Location: Carlow east, Bunclody
The author remembers the events of a fair day in Bunclody

Carlow Maid 1.jpg
Location: Carlow county
A light-hearted love song

Carlow Razor Blade.jpg
Location: Carlow town
A fun song, but with a political undertone. There was a blade factory located in Graiguecullen, Carlow .

Chip in the Basket 1.jpg
Location: Carlow north, Carlow county
The story of what happened when a group of travelling people met up for a 'spraoi'

Location: Carlow Town
Kevin gleeson was one of the Irish UN peacekeepers killed in the Niemba ambush in 1960. His heroism and sacrifice, as well as that of his comrades, is celebrated in this poem

Dick Jones (2).MP3
Location: Carlow north
A comic description of how a local man acquired a wife!

Drowning at Doolin Bay, Lil Coleman.WAV
The recitation recounts the awful and traumatic events when four local youths, John Murphy, and brothers James, John and Eddie Doran, along with four other youths, were drowned in Doolin Bay They were attending the Lisdoonvarna Festival on july 31st…
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