“Cottage With the Horseshoe o'er the Door”


The singer will soon return to his old home, "the cottage with the horse-shoe o'er the door." His father is dead and buried and his mother weeps there alone, but he thinks of the happy days of his youth.


  1. McBride 18, "Cottage With the Horseshoe o'er the Door" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #3075
  3. BI, McB1018


Alternate titles: “Horseshoe over the Door”
Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1988 (McBride)
Found in: Ireland