Thatchers of Glenrea, The

DESCRIPTION: 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
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: work home separation return reunion money
FOUND IN: Ireland Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H186, pp. 46-47, "The Thatchers of Glenrea" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #13358
File: HHH186

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2018 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.