DESCRIPTION: Doherty loves drink and women. He fools his mother into giving him money. He passes two tinkers fighting over the effect of Doherty on his wife. Doherty goes home. His mother has locked him out. He doesn't mind "for I can get lodging with Nora McGlinn"
EARLIEST DATE: 1978 (recording, Mary Ann Carolan)
KEYWORDS: sex drink mother rake home
FOUND IN: Ireland
Mary Ann Carolan, "Bold Doherty" (on Voice13)
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