“Rare Clonmel”

Author: unknown
Keywords: farewell home lyric nonballad patriotic
Found in: Ireland

Description

The singer is leaving his home in Clonmel. He thinks of the places there he loved. "In ev'ry fight for Erin's right, Foul tyranny to quell, First in the field and last to yield Are the boys of Rare Clonmel!"

Notes

Clonmel is on the river Suir, South Tipperary. OLochlainn-More has no information about the song. - BS

References

  1. OLochlainn-More 20B, "Rare Clonmel" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9778
  3. BI, OLcM020B