“The Fair of Rosslea”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1980 (recording, Philip McDermott)
Keywords: death hunting animal dog moniker Ireland
Found in: Ireland


Monday, November 8 Frank Hynes meets Dolan at the fair of Rosslea. They agreed to match their dogs in a hunt the next Friday at Annerlaw. The hunt is described as some number of hare are killed, and the dogs are named.


Rosslea is in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. - BS

Cross references



  1. Roud #12935
  2. BI, RcFaRoss