Fair Maid of Ballyagan

DESCRIPTION: The singer meets a beautiful girl in a village in Aghadowey. He courts her, but she eventually rejects him for a wealthy suitor. He departs, "Intending never to meet again," but he cannot forget her. He curses wealth and the one who has it
AUTHOR: Andrew Orr
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: love courting rejection money
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H67, p. 365, "Fair Maid of Ballyagan" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #6883
File: HHH067

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