Sean Keane, born in 1923, is interviewed by pupils from Fohenagh national school about his childhood memories of the locality. He reminisces about the horse and gooseberry county fairs. The Castleblakney carnival when dancing would go on until 4am, and catching a live wren that the local boys would bring from house to house on St. Stephen’s Day. He finishes by singing his own self-penned tribute song to the parish of Fohenagh that represents a lyrical tour of the townlands, the physical landscape, and the sights and sounds that one would experience during such an outing. Some of the phrases in the song capture beautifully the cultural traditions of Fohenagh such as a “…hurley at the door…”.
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