Maid of Mourne Shore (II)

DESCRIPTION: The singer meets a young girl on the Mourne strand. She says she is too young to marry, but he seduces her. She asks if he will marry her but he says he is too young to marry now, but if he returns to the Mourne strand he'll marry her.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (SHenry)
KEYWORDS: courting seduction rejection rambling
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (2 citations):
SHenry H 564, pp. 344-345, "The Banks of Mourne Shore" (1 text, 1 tune)
Graham/Holmes 47, "The Maid of Mourne Shore" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #5282
RECORDINGS:
Roisin White, "Maid of Mourne Shore" (on IRRWhite01)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Paddle the Road With Me" (theme)
NOTES: As in "Paddle the Road With Me" the question is "will you pad the road with me?" In "Maid of Mourne Shore" the singer asks the question before the seduction and the maid asks it afterwards. There is no afterwards in "Paddle the Road With Me." - BS
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