Irish Tories and social bandits of Seventeenth Century Ireland

Ruairi Gallagher


...Here's the finest of stories,

`Tis of Redmond O'Hanlon, the chief of all Tories.

Here's the feast of O'Rourke, the fight of O'Mara's,

And the battle of Aughrim, and the fall of O'Hara's.

Here's Cathier na Gapul, and Manus M'Connell,

With his merry man Andrew, and Randell O'Donnell,

With other great Tories, Irish rogues, Rapparees,

Once plenty in Ireland, as leaves on the trees.

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