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Address to Clonmore, J. McCall.jpg
John McCall was father of the more famous P.J. He wrote this in praise of the ancient monastic settlement of Clonmore and its hinterland.

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'

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

Eddie's Rambling House 1, J. Candy.jpg
Eddie McDonald of Clonmore is one of the key collectors of old Carlow pieces, as well as the host for one of the oldest Rambling House sessions.

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.

Follow Me Up To Carlow.mp3
Location: County, especially north-east
Really a Wicklow marching song, but generally attributed to Carlow, it is probably the tune most associated with the county.Anyway, Wicklow did not exist as a county at the time of Fiach Mac Hugh o'Byrne!!!

In Memory of Fr. Vincent McDonald.jpg
Location: North-east, especially Clonmore
Eddie wrote this poem out of respect for a kindly pastor who cared for his people all his life.

In Seskin Glen 1798, P.J. McCall.jpg
Location: North-east.
One of many pieces written by McCall about the events of 1798.

Jim Nolan of Ballinrush 1.jpg
Location: South Carlow, especially the Mount Leinster area.
Eddie wrote this as a mark of respect for his good friend Jim Nolan, the well-known storyteller from Ballinrush, Myshall.

Kevin Barry 2, L. McGowan.jpg
Theme: Patriotism, hero, One of a number of songs and poems in honour of Kevin Barry. This version was written by L. McGowan while interned in 1921
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