The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #7866   Message #3133079
Posted By: GUEST
11-Apr-11 - 11:59 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: After Aughrim's Great Disaster
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: After Aughrim's Great Disaster
My earliest memory is of my mother, Fanchea Crilly (nee McAteer) from Faughart, lying on a bed holding my brother one side of her and me on the other singing this song. She was trying to get us to sleep in the afternoon and we asked for the song with the swords in it.
She occasionally tried "The October Winds" but bloodthirsty wee bairns as we were only the "Sword Song" or "Kelly the Boy from Killane" would do.
Good luck to you all

Pat Crilly