“Omagh Town and the Bards of Clanabogan”

Author: Michael Hurl (source: Tunney-SongsThunder)
Earliest date: 1976 (OBoyle)
Keywords: homesickness rambling drink nonballad rake
Found in: Ireland


The singer "caroused and gambled" many places but his "heart was achin' for Omagh Town!" Even wined and dined in London and New York City he longs for Omagh Town. "When life is over ... I'll never grumble If Heaven's as charmin' as Omagh Town!"


Omagh is in County Tyrone. - BS



  1. Tunney-SongsThunder, pp. 66-68, "Omagh Town and the Bards of Clanabogan" (1 text)
  2. OBoyle, p. 26, "Sweet Omagh Town" (1 fragment)
  3. Roud #3383
  4. BI, TST066