Cois Abhainn Na Sead
DESCRIPTION: Gaelic. The singer's lover is like the vision in an aisling. He wonders if he should continue to pursue her or leave the country.
EARLIEST DATE: 1947 (OCroinin-Cronin)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage courting love beauty Ireland
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 40, "Cois Abhainn Na Sead" (1 text, 1 tune)
Elizabeth Cronin, "Cois Abhainn Na Sead" (on IRECronin01)
NOTES: The description follows the "English Summary" provided by OCroinin-Cronin. The recording includes only the first two verses. - BS
For discussion of the aisling form, see the notes to "Eileen McMahon" and "Granuaile." - RBW
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