“The Thatchers of Glenrea”


The singer works in Argyle, then does a quick thatching job in Glrenrea. When it is all done, he at last is able to return to his wife in Ireland, though he has been cheated (?) of some of the money he hoped he would earn. He will not return to Glenrea


  1. SHenry H186, pp. 46-47, "The Thatchers of Glenrea" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13358
  3. BI, HHH186


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