“Liam O Raofaille (Willy Reilly; The Virgin Widow)”


Irish Gaelic: The singer and her Liam (Willie) are married on the island where they live, but as he rows the priest back to the mainland after the ceremony, the boat sinks and both are drowned. She is left a widow on her wedding night


  • Sean 'Ac Donnca, "Liam O Raofaille" (on TradIre01)


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1960 (recording, Sean 'Ac Donnca)