My True Love's Face Is As Bright

DESCRIPTION: The singer describes his lover ("...a simple Irish lass... born near the walls of Garryowen And they call her Cailin Deas"). He compares her to others and says she loved to hear about the Irish who fought "the Saxon foeman" in 1798.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1956 (OCroinin-Cronin)
KEYWORDS: love beauty Ireland nonballad patriotic
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 99, "My True Love's Face Is As Bright" (1 text)
Roud #16252
File: OCC099

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