“The Sweet Girls of Derry”


The singer is captivated by the sweet girls of Derry. He describes them as "so comely and merry" with sweet voices. "Though I left them behind me, Full soon they shall find me in Derry again"


  1. Hayward-Ulster, pp. 76-77, "The Sweet Girls of Derry" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6537
  3. BI, HayU076


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (Hayward-Ulster)
Keywords: courting nonballad
Found in: Ireland