“Pat O'Hara”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: before 1900 (broadside, Bodleian Firth c.16(216))
Keywords: bragging courting Ireland nonballad rake

Description

"I am an Irish boy, and my heart is full of joy... I'm the rattling, rowling, teasing Pat O'Hara." The girls are always chasing Pat. He loves Ireland "tho' the times have changed this while in dear ould Erin's isle, And many have had to wander"

Broadsides

References

  1. O'Conor, pp. 20-21, "Pat O'Hara" (1 text)
  2. Roud #9697
  3. BI, OCon020