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Posted By: John in Brisbane
15-Aug-00 - 08:05 PM
Thread Name: Index of Folk Songs in Print
Subject: Index: The First Book of Irish Ballads
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Date: 15-Aug-00 - 08:31 AM

I just found this book in the school library. It's "The First Book of Irish Ballads" by Daniel D. O'Keeffe, published by Mercier Press in 1963. Here's the list of the songs inside"

The Man of the North Countrie
The Irish Sailor
John Macananty's Courtship
Twenty Men from Dublin Town
The Star of the Country Down
The Ploughboy
The Bold Fenian Men
The Castle of Dromore
Donnelly and Cooper
Brennan on the Moor
The Spinning Wheel
Nice Little Jane from Ballinasloe
Over Here
MacKenna's Dream
On the Bromielaw Quay
The Battle Eve of the Brigade
The Low-Backed Car
Song from the Backwoods
The Mountains of Pomeroy
The Blackbird and the Thrush
Mary Le More
Redmond O'Hanlon
Master McGrath
Patrick Sheehan
The Oul' Plaid Shawl
Dirge of O'Sullivan Bear
The Blackbird
Death Lament of John O'Mahony
The Airy Bachelor
She Moved Thro' the Fair
The Three Flowers
The Lamentation of Hugh Reynolds
The Croppy Boy
Bould Thady Quill
The Donovans
Bantry Bay
The Man From God-Knows-Where
St. Kevin
The Boys of Kilkenny
The Lord of Dunkerron
Down by the Tanyard Side
I Know Where I Am Going
The Ballad of Pat O'Donnell
The Humours of Donnybrook Fair
Rossa's Farewell
The Buck From Bonane
Moorlough Mary
The Jackets Green
The Green Autumn Stubble
The Agricultural Irish Girl
Barry of Macroom
The Girl I Left Behind
Kevin Barry
The Fishermen of Wexford
The Old Bog Road
If I Was A Blackbird
Bould Robert Emmet
The Maid of the Sweet Brown Knowe
The Corner
Fare You Well, Sweet Donegal
The Fairy Thorn
The Man From Galway
I Know My Love
The Blazing Star or Drim
The Donkey of Dongourney
'Cork Is the Eden for You, Love and Me'
The Carlow Maid

I know some of these songs are already in the DigiTrad, so I'm just going to post the ones didn't see in there.