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Tongue of the Martyrs.jpg
The poem links Faith and Fatherland

Purple Heather.jpg
William A. Byrne, from Rathangan in Kildare, was a professor in Knockbeg College. 'The Light on the Broom' was the collection from which this poem is taken.

Father Cullen PP.jpg
Eulogy for Fr. Cullen, PP of Tinryland who died in 1913. The poem captures the thoughts and feelings of the priest's parishioners.

Sister of Mercy.jpg
The poem explores the motivation that inspired a nun's devotion. The Convent of Mercy on Dublin Road was the mother-house of the Sisters of Mercy.

Bishop James doyle J.K.L. 1.jpg
Location: Carlow county
The poem is in praise of the great bishop known as JKL.

Wealth and Happiness 1, M.C.Nolan.jpg
Location: Carlow south
MCN explores what might lead to true happiness

Priesthood 1.jpg
Location: Carlow town and county The recitation, popularised by Val vousden, tells the joy of parents at the imminent entry of a somewhat 'normal' boy into the priesthood

Poem of the Passion 1, M.C. Nolan.jpg
Location: Carlow South
The poem is indicative of the strong faith that people held in the past
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