• The Forgotten Hungry And Homeless

    The forgotten hungry and homeless nowadays to be found everywhere
    There are millions of them close to a billion in the bigger World out there
    The refugees of drought stricken Lands and of warlords and the homeless of Poverty Street
    Basic human rights of them are denied shelter from the weather and enough for to eat... more »

  • The Forgotten Irish

    Lloyd George invited them to come and fight for us and Ireland of British rule we will set free
    And they young adventurous and brave though naive as can be
    Thought the proposition of the British Prime Minister was quite a good idea
    And to fight under the Union Jack they readily did agree... more »

  • The Former Champion

    Voted the Country's best athlete when he was twenty three
    But he is not the man now he once used to be
    As the old saying goes he is over the hill
    And as is said of time it does not stand still... more »

  • The Former Dunce Of The Classroom

    The dunce of the Classroom in Primary School
    Just due to lack of interest yet nobody's fool
    One of the wealthiest people in his Hometown today
    Wonders never cease as some are known to say... more »

  • The Former Flower Of Kirkstall

    Her hair was as dark as the wing of a crow
    But as is said of age on beauty it does show
    In her physical prime she was the Flower of Kirkstall
    In the Koroit countryside then the fairest of all... more »

  • The Former Moyne Shire Rose

    With anti ageing creams and brown hair dyes she hides her wrinkles and
    gray
    And clearly she has known of a far better day
    In her physical prime her shoulder length hair was as dark as the wing of a crow... more »

  • The Former President

    He lived as a great man many would agree
    Though some in him flaws they did claim to see
    Millions on t v watched his funeral today
    And at peace forever the former President lay... more »

  • The Former Pride Of Bushfield

    She was the former Pride of Bushfield but this was a long time ago
    She has lost the most of her beauty time becomes everyone's foe
    A divorced grandmother in her mid sixties with dark hair dye she covers her gray
    The beauty of the nineteen seventies is far from a beauty today... more »

  • The Former Pride Of Hawkesdale

    Back in the nineteen seventies this does seem long ago
    She was the Pride of Hawkesdale before time became her foe
    It is said she lives in Brisbane from Hawkesdale far away
    A divorced grandmother with brown hair dye she cloaks her gray... more »

  • The Former Pride Of Kanturk

    Does she use hair dyes as many women do for to cover her gray
    The former Pride of Kanturk where does she live today
    Or does she rest in peace forever more
    Far distant of Duhallow and Hibernia's shore?... more »

  • The Former Pride Of Macroom

    Back in the mid sixties she was in her life's bloom
    But where is she today the former Pride of Macroom
    I know she left Macroom but did she return to there to stay
    Or has she been ageing from there far away... more »

  • The Former Pride Of Millstreet West

    Long before time it did become her foe
    She danced in the Star Ballroom years ago
    Of wavy shoulder length brown hair and always well dressed
    She was the former Pride of Millstreet West... more »

  • The Former Pride Of Newmarket

    From her first Hometown in Duhallow she is aging far away
    The former Pride of Newmarket has known of a far better day
    With light brown hair dye she does cover her gray
    Pride comes before a fall as the wise one does say... more »

  • The Former Rose Of Ballydaly

    The former rose of Ballydaly where might she be today
    And have the decades wearied her and has time left her looking gray?
    One of Duhallow's finest when I was a Schoolboy
    On looking back the decades how quickly time does fly.... more »

  • The Former Rose Of Banteer

    Her eyes were as blue as the November sloes
    The former Rose of Banteer was a beautiful Rose
    And her shoulder length hair was as brown as the ripe chestnut of the Fall
    In the Duhallow Village the fairest of all.... more »

  • The Former Rose Of Carriganimma

    A beauty in her younger years though beauty until death with few does stay
    The former Rose of Carriganimma where might she be today
    Does she like many others in hair dye cloak her gray
    And with anti ageing creams smooth age wrinkles away... more »

  • The Former Rose Of Casterton

    From Casterton in Victoria she lives far away
    With hair dyes and hair tints does she hide her gray?
    With shoulder length dark hair and lovely eyes of brown
    She was a former Rose of Casterton Town.... more »

  • The Former Rose Of Cullen

    The former Rose of Cullen where might she be today
    She left the Village years ago when flowers bloomed in the May
    She left as many others did for places far away
    For the Land of opportunity the great U S of A.... more »

  • The Former Rose Of Cullen Free Of Conceit And Guile

    Her shoulder length wavy hair was chestnut brown her eyes blue as the sky
    On a clear and sunny day in Summer in the warmth of July
    From her Duhallow Village she traveled far away
    The former Rose of Cullen where might she be today?... more »

  • The Former Rose Of Duhallow

    Does she like most others in hair dyes cloak her gray
    The former Rose of Duhallow where might she be today?
    Back in the mid nineteen fifties as i do recall
    In green old Duhallow she was the fairest of all... more »

  • The Former Rose Of Dunkeld

    The former Rose of Dunkeld she is fading in time
    Four decades ago when she was in her prime
    With shoulder length hair that was wavy and brown
    She was the great beauty of Hamilton Town.... more »

  • The Former Rose Of Glenthompson

    She was a beauty years ago she has known a better day
    The former Rose of Glenthompson in brown dye cloaks her gray
    A grandmother of 56 and a single divorcee
    Three decades ago in her prime few as beautiful as she... more »

  • The Former Rose Of Kanturk

    She danced in the Edel Quinn Hall in Kanturk Town
    In her late teens when her hair was light brown
    The former Rose of Kanturk where might she be today?
    Only know in Kanturk Town that she did not stay... more »

  • The Former Rose Of Koonwarra

    She was the Rose of Koonwarra when she was in her prime
    But now she's in her late forties and bowing to father time
    Her daughter now is twenty three and pleasing on the eyes
    But beauty is so quick to fade the words of someone wise.... more »

  • The Former Rose Of Koroit

    'Tis true time ages everyone for that is Nature's way
    The former Rose of Koroit with brown dye cloaks her gray
    But one three decades younger is Koroit's Rose today
    Our prime years go so quickly as some are known to say... more »