Dancing in Glenroan (Rinnceoiri Ghleann Ruain)

DESCRIPTION: The singer, "growing old and weary," recalls the dancing of his youth in Glenroan; "my heart is filled with wonder Why we ever leave such pleasure for a world so cold and lone" He is comforted by the thought that youngsters are still dancing there.
AUTHOR: Felix Kearney (source: Tunney-SongsThunder)
EARLIEST DATE: 1991 (Tunney-SongsThunder)
KEYWORDS: age dancing music lyric nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Tunney-SongsThunder, pp. 71-72, "Dancing in Glenroan" (1 text)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Kerry Dance" (theme)
NOTES: Tunney-SongsThunder: Translated into Gaelic as "Rinnceoiri Ghleann Ruain" by Arthur Kearney.
Glenroan is in County Tyrone. - BS
File: TST071

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