“The Flower of Sweet Dunmull”


The singer says he dwells in Ireland, and describes the beautiful scenes from the hill of Dunmull. From there he can see the ship to take him away. He could survive leaving it all, but how can he part from Nancy? He hopes someday to return


  1. SHenry H1, p. 191, "The Flower of Sweet Dunmull" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. McBride 31, "The Flower of Dunaff Hill" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Roud #2744
  4. BI, HHH001


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1923 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland