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Toss The Feathers/Maid Behind The Bar
On August 22, 1922
Michael Collins, en route home through Co Cork, is killed in an ambush. Probably by a ricocheting bullet. He was not yet 32 years old.
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(Trad)
Tá Peig agom, tá Cáit agom, ach Peig an bean is fearr
'Cbe faer Gheabhfas í nach air a bhfeás anttadh

Ó ghuairm í 's guairim í go deo
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Tá iscaraigh na h'iarrthartha in greim an Ghotán mhoie
Agus scríothim aisteach is gheobhfam leath-bhód sheoil

Ó ghuairm í 's guairim í go deo
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