“Kearney's Glen”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1937 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: home nonballad
Found in: Ireland

Description

The singer alludes to poets who have praised other places; he will praise Kearney's Glen. He urges visitors to come in spring, to see the flowers, hear the birds, watch the young people. There is also a holy old altar. The singer asks God's blessing

References

  1. SHenry H715, pp. 166-167, "Kearney's Glen" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13478
  3. BI, HHH715