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On Derry city walls, 1992
was right!Support The
I was ten. I might still take Dad’s arm
Then he’d point down at Free Derry Corner, the Inn,
we’d crank up the “Irish songs”: “Boolavogue,”
But, like “Dirty Old Town” evokes Salford, in Lancs,
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