‘Mary Lou’ © Joe Canning 2018. All Rights Reserved.

‘Mary Lou’ © Joe Canning 2018. All Rights Reserved. (A play on an old song – ‘Hello Mary Lou’) Joe Canning – ‘A Look At Ireland In Verse’ Hello Mary Lou, take them apart Sweet Mary Lou we all depend on you I know Mary Lou, you’re very smart, So come on Mary Lou break […]

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‘The Tree At The Foot Of Our Garden’. © Joe Canning 2018. All Rights Reserved.

‘The Tree At The Foot Of Our Garden’. © Joe Canning 2018. All Rights Reserved. Joe Canning ‘A Look at Ireland in Verse’ There’s a tree at the foot of our garden, Happy children play round it all day, The girls use the foxgloves as thimbles, The boys write their names in the clay. Young […]

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‘Mammy’s Mucky Pool’ © Joe Canning 2017. All Rights Reserved

‘Mammy’s Mucky Pool’ © Joe Canning 2017. All Rights Reserved Joe Canning ‘A look at Ireland in verse’ The muck pool in our garden was our playground. We wallowed, splashed and skidded after school. Ma would scold us for not wearing wellies, And spoiling shoes we wore to National school Da would mutter– “Stop yer […]

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