“Among the Green Bushes in Sweet Tyrone”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1937 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: home nonballad
Found in: Ireland


The singer asks if there is anyone who does not thrill with memories of a childhood home. He declares, "Darling Tyrone, I will love you till death." He describes how he dreams of the old boreen. Even if he never returns, he will always think of Tyrone


  1. SHenry H708, p. 178, "Among the Green Bushes [in Sweet Tyrone]" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13534
  3. BI, HHH708