Down By the Groves of Tullig

DESCRIPTION: The singer meets a beautiful "ruined" and "ailing" woman who plans to leave Ireland for California. He flatters her and makes a play but she turns her back saying "tis vanity we're not leading one course."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1947 (OCroinin-Cronin)
KEYWORDS: courting rejection emigration beauty America Ireland
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 54, "Down By the Groves of Tullig" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9288
RECORDINGS:
Elizabeth Cronin, "Down By the Groves of Tullig" (on IRECronin01)
File: OCC054

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