Irish Dialect RecitationsThe Birth of St. Patrick

Bridget O'Hoolegoin's Letter

The Irish Traveler

Father Phil's Collection

How Pat Saved His Bacon

Paudeen O'Rafferty's Say Voyage

Dermot O'Dowd

These pieces were originally published in 1879 and before in newspapers and books containing "a collection of rare Irish stories, poetical and prose recitations, humorous letters, Irish witticisms, and funny recitals in the Irish dialect." The book collection was originally edited by Wm. B. Dick, published by Dick & Fitzgerald, New York.

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