Torramh an Bhairille (Wake of the Barrel)
DESCRIPTION: Irish. It's a delight to be at a Ballymacoda wake. No one is turned away without a drink in that pub. "The poor wretch without food or purse will get the cask free To drink without stint"
EARLIEST DATE: 1978 (OCanainn)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage drink death nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCanainn, pp. 68-69, "Torramh an Bhairille" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The description follows O Canainn's "rough guide to what it's all about." - BS
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