Rose of Killarney
DESCRIPTION: "Oh! promise to meet me where twilight is falling." A love lyric to the "sweetest and fairest of Erin's fair daughters, Dear rose of Killarney, Mavourneen Asthore."
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (O'Conor)
KEYWORDS: love lyric nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Creighton-SNewBrunswick 18, "Sweet Rose of Killarney" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
O'Conor, p. 142, "Rose of Killarney" (1 text)
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