Clonmel Flood, The

DESCRIPTION: Sprong, loaded with Indian ale, is caught in a heavy storm in the river Suir, grounds in Duckett Street, and floats in Church Lane. They dump ballast, including Kitty Conroy's pig. They anchor at Hearn's Hotel. The lifeboat crew bring whiskey and stout
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1965 (OLochlainn-More)
KEYWORDS: river commerce ship storm humorous talltale sailor animal
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OLochlainn-More 17B, "The Clonmel Flood" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9776
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The E-ri-e" (theme) and references there
NOTES: Clonmel, South Tipperary, is on the river Suir. - BS
File: OLcM017B

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