OLD TRIANGLE
Brendan Behan 

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A hungry feeling, came o'er me stealing
And the mice they were squealing in my prison cell
And that auld triangle, went jingle jangle
All along the banks of the Royal Canal.

Oh to begin the morning, the screw was bawling
Get up ya bowsie, and clean out your cell
And the auld triangle, went jingle jangle
All along the banks of the Royal Canal

I wish to Jaysus, they'd raise me wages
from two pounds and fifty, to three pounds and ten
And the auld triangle, went jingle jangle
All along the banks of the Royal Canal

In the female prison there are seventy women
And I wish it was with them that I did dwell
And that auld triangle, went jingle jangle
All along the banks of the Royal Canal
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