“The Clonmel Flood”


Sprong, loaded with Indian ale, is caught in a heavy storm in the river Suir, grounds in Duckett Street, and floats in Church Lane. They dump ballast, including Kitty Conroy's pig. They anchor at Hearn's Hotel. The lifeboat crew bring whiskey and stout


Clonmel, South Tipperary, is on the river Suir. - BS

Cross references


  1. OLochlainn-More 17B, "The Clonmel Flood" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9776
  3. BI, OLcM017B


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1965 (OLochlainn-More)
Found in: Ireland