Bogs of Shanaheever, The

DESCRIPTION: Singer recalls a hunting accident "a-coursing on the bogs of Shanaheever": he killed and buried Victor, a fellow hunter, and fled to "the wilds of the prairie; I watch for the Red man, the panther and beaver" He hopes to return "when the time is right"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1995 (IROConway01)
KEYWORDS: exile return homicide escape burial death mourning hunting America Ireland dog friend
FOUND IN: Ireland
Roud #5335
RECORDINGS:
Ollie Conway, "The Bogs of Shanaheever" (on IROConway01)
File: RcRBoOSh

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