Glengarriff’s Lovely Vale

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This video features Orla-Peach Power reading Denis O’Sullivan’s ‘Glengarriff’s Lovely Vale’. The poem is displayed beneath.



Beside a rippling streamlet, clear all in a circle dell,

I sit to write those humble lines, my nimble pen can tell.

No matter where or when I go, my tongue shall never fail

To sing the gentle praises of Glengarriff’s lovely vale.



The lark along the sylvan glades delights to sing and soar,

The thrush in her sweet melody her notes responsive pour,

The cuckoo on her annual flight visits each flowery dell,

And pays her tribute to the woods in Glengarriff’s Lovely Vale.