Castlebar Boy, The

DESCRIPTION: Pat says "I am a boy from ould Ireland ... the darlings they call me the Castlebar boy ... I will fight for the [forefather's] sod." He goes to England and none could beat him at reaping and mowing. The English should not take every Irishman for a fool
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (O'Conor)
KEYWORDS: courting travel farming England Ireland
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (1 citation):
O'Conor, p. 94, "The Castlebar Boy" (1 text)
Roud #19486
NOTES: Castlebar is in County Mayo. - BS
Last updated in version 2.6
File: OCon094

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2016 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.