Sweet Kilydysart

DESCRIPTION: The singer from Lissycasey (County Clare) is accosted by Peggy Malone in Kilydysart who exposes his paternity by showing his baby in public. They go for a drink. He considers her good features. They marry and return to Lissycasey to live a happy life.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (OCroinin-Cronin); 19C (broadside, Bodleian 2806 b.11(120)
KEYWORDS: marriage sex accusation pregnancy drink humorous baby lover
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 141, "Sweet Kilydysart" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9671
Elizabeth Cronin, "Sweet Kilydysart" (on IRECronin01)
Bodleian, 2806 b.11(120), "A favorite new song The Mountain Phoenix" ("In sweet Kildysert, as Phoeuix [sic] was dawning"), unknown, no date
File: OCC141

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