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Carlow Small But Beautiful.jpg
Location: Carlow county
Another song lauding Carlow's scenery and sporting heroes.

Carlow v Kerry 1944, T. Lynch.jpg
Location: Carlow county
Another song about the great football team of 1944

Coadjutor Bishop laurence<br />
Author: L. Morrissey
Location: Carlow county
Luke remembers a local, kindly bishop

County of Carlow 1, J. Candy.jpg
Location: Carlow county
John takes a ramble through many Carlow localities.

Dreaming of Carlow, J. Candy.jpg
Location: Carlow north
John adopts the persona of a sad and lonely emigrant as he wistfully remembers his native place at Christmas.

Kevin Barry 3, Countess Markievicz.jpg
Location: All county, North-east
Countess Markievicz added her voice to the anger and disgust for his treatment, as well as the admiration widely felt for his sacrifice.

Kevin Barry, M.C.N.jpg
Location: All county, especially north-east and Borris area.
MCN reflects admiration for a hero-martyr as well as anger at the treatment meted out to Kevin Barry just before his execution. Being from the south of the county, this shows the…

Kevin Barry, O Rennachain.jpg
Location: All county, especially north-east
This is probably the best known song about Kevin Barry. It captures the concept of faith and fatherland, as well as disgust at the treatment he received shortly before his execution.

Kevin Barry, P. Berry.jpg
Location: All county, especially north-east
Tony Malone collected this version of the song about Kevin Barry, sung by Wexford singer Paddy Berry

Kevin Barry, P. Widger.jpg
Location: All Carlow, especially north-east
Another of the many pieces in memory of Kevin Barry.
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