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The Fairy Boatmen of Banagher

Verse inspired by a story from the folkore collection Out walking his dog on a July evening In the river there afloat …

Moneenageisha Harbour, Lough Atalia

No-one comes here now with currachs Rowed by men old and young Bringing the turf to and from the islands Serenaded by …

The Old Tongue of the Fishermen

Its spoke no more on boggy field By peasants who live under roofs of thatch Who smoke piped tobacco and drink buttermilk …

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