“Two T.D.'s”


Political rhymes: "Artists draw pictures and barmaids draw beer"; the TD's draw 480 a year. Hitler brags of conquering the Rhineland; we conquered Beare Island. Telegram cost is a hardship on us and delivery is faster by bus....


OCanainn: "T.D. (teachta dala or member of parliament)" - BS

Historical references

  • 1936 - German forces reoccupy the Rhineland, occupied and demilitarized by the French after World War I


  1. OCanainn, pp. 78-79, "Two T.D.'s" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, OCan078


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1978 (OCanainn)
Found in: Ireland