“Glen O'Lee”


The exile recalls leaving Donegal. He tells of leaving his friends. He mentions all the things he can no longer do: Play the fiddle at balls, dance the jig with the girls, etc. From ten thousand miles away, he wishes peace and contentment to his old home

Cross references


  1. SHenry H672, p. 212, "Glen O'Lee" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, HHH672


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1936 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland