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Let Erin Remember The Days Of Old

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Let Erin remember the days of old,
Ere her faithless sons betray'd her;
When Malachi wore the collar of gold,
Which he won from her proud invader,
When her kings, with standard of green unfurl'd,
Led the Red-Branch Knights to danger!
Ere the emerald gem of the western world
Was set in the crown of a stranger.

On Lough Neagh's bank as the fisherman strays,

When the clear cold eve's declining,
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Alice Farley 24 February 2008

I have several generations of Malachys in my family and my uncle Malachy could only remember 2 lines of the poem. So I went hunting and, thanks to you, I found it.

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