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Thread #15375   Message #138073
Posted By: Lesley N.
18-Nov-99 - 06:11 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Holy Ground (from The Wolfe Tones)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Holy Ground
The "Holy Ground" is a quarter of Cobh (once known as Queenstown), which was inhabited mainly by fisherman, so the song is also known as The Cobh Sea Shanty. The Holy Ground is actually a set of Irish lyrics to the songs, The Lass of Swansea Town. (This info according to a source I didn't note - I had it on my page before I was a fanatic about such things.)

I have the lyrics to all three and a midi by Brian Hicks at The Holy Ground (