Huntsman's Horn, The

DESCRIPTION: "The sturdy boys from Newton and the boys from College Land" hunt hare in Kilnacran. The hounds are named as well as the landmarks passed. At least two hare are killed. A health to Ned Crudden and Comely who "did bring the cup to old Loughgar"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1979 (IRHardySons)
KEYWORDS: death hunting animal dog horse moniker Ireland
FOUND IN: Ireland
Roud #12920
RECORDINGS:
James and Paddy Halpin, "The Huntsman's Horn" (on IRHardySons)
Big John Maguire, "The Huntseman's Horn" (on Voice18, IRHardySons)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Fair of Rosslea" (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: The hunt takes place in the area around Lough Erne, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. - BS
File: RcHuntHo

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