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Two Will Do p1.jpg
Mickey gives an account of his encounter with the law after a long session in various hostelries, together with sound advice as a result of the experience!

Graiguenaspidogue Ball.jpg
The poem describes the characters and goings-on at a local ball.
From the Seamus Murphy collection.

Tribute to Jim Nolan, M. Byrne.jpg
Location: Carlow south
Mikey, a famous character in his own right, pays tribute to his friend and famous character, Jim Nolan

Tribute to Jim Nolan, J. Candy.jpg
Location: Carlow south
John pays tribute to the famous storyteller, Jim Nolan

Tribute to Con Greany 1, T. Malone.jpg
Location: Carlow town
Tony remembers the visit to the Carlow Singers' club of the great Con Greaney

Threshing Dance in Doyle's of Raheendenore 2, L. MNorrissey.jpg
Location: Carlow west
The events and characters at a house dance, after the threshing

Won't Budge.jpg
Location: Carlow West
Tommy narrates the escapades of a greyhound; unfortunately, the conclusion of the poem is missing!

Tribute to Margaret Shannon.jpg
Location: Carlow East
John pays tribute to a local, well respected lady

Shooting on Brandon.jpg
Location: Carlow south
A story of a true local event, with tragic result.

Piereen Byog.jpg
Location: Carlow north
An example of the art of sarcastic lampooning in song, to damage the electoral chances of an unpopular character
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