Well documented in Seamus O Culain’s fine book of Ballads ‘Peait na Maistreasa’ tells the story of how Pat McDonagh born in 1892, became a champion handballer and footballer; world handball champion in 1922 and ’23, while in the U.S.A., agus nuair a d’fhill se arais i 1924, bhuaidh se Craobh Shinsir na h-Eireann agus Craobh na gCluichi Tailteann an bhliain cheanna. Pat was also a champion athlete.
The singer is Jimmy Jó Shéamuis Ó Fátharta from Ailli, Inverin in Connemara

Peait na Maistreasa - PJ McDonagh