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Thread #11606   Message #2679328
Posted By: MartinRyan
13-Jul-09 - 03:23 PM
Thread Name: Lyr ADD/Origins: The Bard of Armagh
Subject: RE: Bard of Armagh
There also is little evidence that the song was ever widespread (not in collections of Sam Henry, O Lochlainn, Graves

... nor in any of the 19C. collections I've ever seen - which is odd, really, given its literary feel.

On Hughes - I don't know offhand but will check when and where I can.