“Lanty Leary”


"Slippery Lanty Leary" and Rosie Carey are in love. Her father is opposed. He follows her anyway. Her father dies leaving her "house, land, and cash." He agrees to follow her again. Deathly sick, she asks him to follow her. "I'll not, says Lanty Leary"


  1. Hayward-Ulster, p. 78, "Lanty Leary" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6538
  3. BI, HayU078


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (Hayward-Ulster)
Found in: Ireland