Muirisheen Went to Bonane

DESCRIPTION: The singer's lover has left him: "she got this young swain from Bonane." He admits he drank too much, even with her father. "'Tis many an evening I rambled" So "she packed up her boxes quite hasty." "I hope this good dame will succeed."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1956 (OCroinin-Cronin)
KEYWORDS: courting rejection separation drink father lover rake
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 95, "Muirisheen Went to Bonane" (2 texts)
Roud #16251
File: OCC095

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