“The Maid of Faughan Vale”


The singer meets a beautiful girl near Faughan Vale. He asks her about the road, and then admits to being besotted with her. She tells him she is engaged to another, and they will soon sail for America. He laments his fate


  1. SHenry H167, p. 369, "The Maid of Faughan Vale" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #6885
  3. BI, HHH167


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1927 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland