DESCRIPTION: The singer describes her lover as being "like a war eagle fearless and free" of "the race of O'Connor"
EARLIEST DATE: 1956 (OCroinin-Cronin)
KEYWORDS: lover Ireland patriotic bird
REFERENCES (2 citations):
OCroinin-Cronin 35, "Buachaillin Donn" (1 text)
Behan, #53, "Mo Buacaillain Donn" (1 text, 1 tune, modified)
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