“The Sow Pig”


John Walker takes the "Lough Swilly Line" to Derry and buys a pig. He takes her to Marshall's to be serviced. A great crowd watches the heroic proceedings. "But all ended well and for in a short time The sow she produced a fine litter of nine"


McBride: "This song was composed locally in the Burnfoot area of Inishowen at the beginning of the century." - BS


  1. McBride 66, "The Sow Pig" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, McB1066


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1988 (McBride)
Found in: Ireland