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Thread #160186 Message #3988511
Posted By: leeneia
21-Apr-19 - 08:08 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Caoineadh na dTri Mhuire (sean-nos)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Caoineadh na dTri Mhuire (sean-nos)
I've read two or three translations of this and it's hard to see how three Marys come into it. There is just one, the mother of Jesus.
I suspect somebody got confused by the ballad called 'The Four Maries.'