Omagh Town and the Bards of Clanabogan

DESCRIPTION: The singer "caroused and gambled" many places but his "heart was achin' for Omagh Town!" Even wined and dined in London and New York City he longs for Omagh Town. "When life is over ... I'll never grumble If Heaven's as charmin' as Omagh Town!"
AUTHOR: Michael Hurl (source: Tunney-SongsThunder)
EARLIEST DATE: 1976 (OBoyle)
KEYWORDS: homesickness rambling drink nonballad rake
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Tunney-SongsThunder, pp. 66-68, "Omagh Town and the Bards of Clanabogan" (1 text)
OBoyle, p. 26, "Sweet Omagh Town" (1 fragment)

Roud #3383
RECORDINGS:
Robert Cinnamond, "Sweet Omagh Town" (on IRRCinnamond03)
Roisin White, "Omagh Town" (on IRRWhite01)

NOTES: Omagh is in County Tyrone. - BS
Last updated in version 3.0
File: TST066

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