Sweet Dunloy

DESCRIPTION: The singer and his love leave Ireland for Scotland to escape her father. The father follows and has them forcibly returned to Ireland. Although the girl says she consented, the jury convicts him. After he is freed, they will go to America instead
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: love separation father elopement prison trial punishment
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H577, pp. 439-440, "Sweet Dunloy" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7962
File: HHH577

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