River Roe (II), The

DESCRIPTION: The singer asks what place can "match the dark Roe." The singer recalls the history of Cooey na Gal and the church at Dungiven, then describes all the places along the Roe until the "tired" river flows into Loch Foyle.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1935 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: river nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H629, p. 171-172, "The River Roe (II)" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #13532
cf. "The Banks of the Roe" (for Cooey-na-Gal) and references there
NOTES [15 words]: For "Cooey-na-Gal" O'Cahan and Dungiven Priory, see the notes on "The Banks of the Roe." - RBW
File: HHH629

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