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Thread #2872   Message #13029
Posted By: Martin Ryan
24-Sep-97 - 04:50 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Bold Fenian Men
Subject: RE: Bold Fenian Men
This is verse three:

"When I was a young girl, their marching and drilling
Awoke in the glenside sounds awesome and thrilling
They loved poor old Ireland and to die they were willing
Glory o ......

Written by Peadar Kearney. He also wrote the satirical "God Bless England" ( another Clancy brothers favourite) and the Irish National Anthem. He was uncle of Brendan Behan, the playwright and, like him, a house pointer.