To E.R.

For you once heard the fairy bells,
And saw the little shehogues play,
And knew at last the magic spells
That lead the lover to Glenveigh.

O Poet, when the touch of Time
Has turned those auburn locks to grey,
Still may the Bells of Faerie chime,
That once re-echoed round Glenveigh.

Prose, Poems & Parodies of Percy French, 1980, Helicon Limited, Dublin.


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The 15th Percy French Festival

French Awakenings

19th, 20th, 21st July 2023

At Castlecoote House

Honorary President of the Festival, the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins.

Informed Social & Cultural Discussion of Ireland Today.