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My Dear Native Land Far Away, P. Curran.MP3
By the setting of the sun as my daily work was done and I wandered my way down the shore
As I went on alone I sat down upon a stone for to gaze on the work of the Lord.

I have travelled all around through city, state and town but no landscape can…

Rose of Rahanna.jpg
Nancy Sheil supplied this song, written by John O'Reilly from near Arklow, County Wicklow, about a lovestruck young man who had to leave his love to earn his fortune before returning to marry her.
The second version is sung by the author, John…

Doolin Drowning.jpg
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…

Wexford Rebel.jpg
A local view of the heroic sacrifice made by a local hero in his struggle to help his people in 1798.

May Morning on a Hill.jpg
The poet describes the beauties of May Morning at Ballyduff Rath.

Song of Graiguenamanagh.jpg
The song is in praise of the Graiguenamanagh and Tinnahinch area along the Barrow.

Barrow and Nore.jpg
The poem sings the history and praises the beauty of the valleys of Barrow and Nore.

Miley Carroll and Jim Toole 1.jpg
Location: Carlow south
The song is about two men who died in the Irish Civil War; they were shot by government forces at Shean, near Myshall

Glory Comes at Last.jpg
Location: Carlow south
Luke wrote this to celebrate the Rangers hurling success in 2006

Graves of the Brother Martyrs.jpg
Location: Carlow south
The poem remembers the killing of two brothers by the Black and tans, in the War of independence
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