Maid of Erin's Isle, The

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, the sun does set down in the west when his daily journey's o'er.... With ruby wine I'll fill my glass... And I'll drink a health to my sweetheart, she's the maid of Erin's isle." He praises Mary's beauty, and vows to love her as long as he lives
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1924 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: love beauty nonballad wine
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (2 citations):
SHenry H57b, p. 228, "The Maid of Erin's Isle" (1 text, 1 tune)
Graham/Holmes 46, "The Maid of Erin's Isla" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #7978
BROADSIDES:
Murray, Mu23-y4:002, "The Maid of Erin's Isle," J. Pitts (London), 1819-1844
File: HHH057b

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