“Dolly's Brae (II)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (Hayward-Ulster)
Keywords: violence Ireland political
Found in: Ireland


"Ribbon-knaves" attacked a July 12 Orange parade with "murderous volleys." The Orangemen "quenched the Popish brand which death-fires would have lighted." Afterwards Orangemen are attacked but "ten hundred Paypishes [are knocked] right over Dolly's Brae"


For background on Dolly's Brae, and other songs on party fights, see the notes to "Dolly's Brae (I)." - (RBW, BS)

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  1. Hayward-Ulster, pp. 120-121, "Dolly's Brae" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6544
  3. BI, HayU120