“Wild Slieve Gallon Brae”


The singer is in love with a false-hearted girl. He sets out to view her home, but somehow goes astray and ends on Slieve Gallon Brae. There he meets a girl whose love has also been untrue. They marry and live happily on Slieve Gallon Brae


Not to be confused with several other songs with similar titles. - RBW


  1. SHenry H540, pp. 468-469, "Wild Slieve Gallon Brae" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. OLochlainn-More 9A, "Wild Sliav Gallen Brae" (1 text)
  3. Roud #3577
  4. BI, HHH540


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1934 (Sam Henry Collection)
Found in: Ireland