“Garnish”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1978 (OCanainn)
Keywords: homesickness love emigration separation
Found in: Ireland

Description

The singer recalls "the days of my youth [when] I roamed down to the seashore, With my golden-haired Kathleen to Garnish white strand" In all his travels since none can compare with her. He wishes he might return. He knows she is waiting.

Notes

Garnish is an island in Bantry Bay in County Cork. - BS

References

  1. OCanainn, p. 57, "Garnish" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, OCan067