'Christmas is coming; the goose is getting fat.

Please put a penny in the old mans’ hat.

If you haven’t got a penny, a ha’penny will do.

If you haven’t got a ha’penny, may God bless you.'

Order now in time for Christmas.

Don’t Die with Regrets: Ireland and the Lessons my Father Taught Me.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/0615975860 

The Journey: A Nomad Reflects.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/0692500944/ref=rdr_ext_tmb

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Tags: Books, Irish Christmas, Literature, Memoir, Poetry


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Comment by That's Just How It Was on December 27, 2016 at 7:40am

JAB   . the version we i=used to chant was very similar to yours only we would say

'if got a penny a farthing will do....... memories 

Comment by John Anthony Brennan on December 27, 2016 at 12:37pm

LOL Mary. There are many versions of that ditty...

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