Skibbereen (II)

DESCRIPTION: The singer tells "what happened to me at the wake o' me cow" in Skibbereen. His "relayshuns ... in their thousands" drank up the still, fought, broke up the house and killed his sow. Next day all were sentenced to a week or two for fighting.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (O'Conor)
KEYWORDS: fight violence trial drink party talltale animal family
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
O'Conor, p. 88, "Skibbereen" (1 text)
File: OCon088

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