Fair of Rosslea, The

DESCRIPTION: Monday, November 8 Frank Hynes meets Dolan at the fair of Rosslea. They agreed to match their dogs in a hunt the next Friday at Annerlaw. The hunt is described as some number of hare are killed, and the dogs are named.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1980 (recording, Philip McDermott)
KEYWORDS: death hunting animal dog moniker Ireland
FOUND IN: Ireland
Roud #12935
RECORDINGS:
Philip McDermott, "The Fair of Rosslea" (on Voice18)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Huntsman's Horn" (subject: competitive hare hunt from the huntsman's point of view)
cf. "Killafole Boasters" (subject: competitive hare hunt from the huntsman's point of view) and references there
NOTES: Rosslea is in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. - BS
File: RcFaRoss

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