Granemore Hare, The

DESCRIPTION: The boys from Maydown hunt a hare. The hare sings about the the strategy of the chase and how she has been trapped by the dogs. Dying, she blames McMahon for bringing Coyle and his dogs, changing the way the hunt had been carried out all these years.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (Morton-FolksongsSungInUlster)
KEYWORDS: death hunting animal dog
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Morton-FolksongsSungInUlster 42, "The Granemore Hare" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #2883
Patsy Flynn, "The Grangemore Hare" (on IRHardySons)
cf. "The Hare of Kilgrain" (theme: fatal hare hunt)
cf. "The Innocent Hare" (theme: fatal hare hunt)
cf. "The White Hare" (theme: fatal hare hunt)
NOTES [8 words]: Granemore and Maytown are in County Armagh. - BS
File: MorU042

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