“The Ould Plaid Shawl”


"Not far from old Kinvara in the merry month of May ... came ... a little Irish cailin in an ould plaid shawl" A man "enchanted with her beauty" greets her. She "shyly passed me by" He can't forget her. "I'll seek her all through Galway and ... Clare"


According to the Princess Grace Irish Library (Monaco) site, an arrangement by W.B. Haynes was published in London in 1896 - BS


  1. Greenleaf/Mansfield 106, "The Ould Plaid Shawl" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6351
  3. BI, GrMa106


Author: Francis A. Fahy
Earliest date: 1929 (Greenleaf/Mansfield)
Found in: Canada(Newf)