Source: P.W. Joyce, Old Irish Folk Music and Songs.1
“I copied […] about 1873 from a MS. lent me from near Lough Conn, County Mayo.”2
- P.W. Joyce (ed.), Old Irish Folk Music and Songs, A Collection of 842 Irish Airs and Songs Hitherto Unpublished. Longmans, Green, And Co., London, New York, Bombay, And Calcutta. Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, & Co., Ltd. 1909, p144.
- Of possible relevance here is the note regarding the source for the song ‘Owen Core’.