The rose of Glenfin, song / Charlie McGonigle (James Eoghain), singing in English

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There dwells a fair female in Magherafin
Her name it is Molly and her praises I’ll sing
She is neat complete and handsome with snowy-white skin
She’s the star of armour or the flower of Glenfin.

When she rises in the morning to the garden she will go
And She will pull all those lilies far whiter than snow
But the lilies must wither and the thyme will come soon
And the lovely red roses in floweration will bloom

Don’t you mind lovely Molly when you gave me your hand
And swore on the bible that you would be mine
But it’s now you’ve gone and left me you broke all your vows
My blessing go with you fare you well a stór mo chroí.

My curse I’ll give daily to any young man
Who raises his affection too much on the one
For they’ll sit and drink with you till your money’s all gone
And then they’re away with some other man’s son.

see also   The rose of Glenfin / Corney McDaid

The rose of Glenfin, song / Charlie McGonigle (James Eoghain), singing in English
ITMA Reference Number:381-ITMA-MP3
Main Performer: Charlie McGonigle (James Eoghain)
Title:The rose of Glenfin [sound recording] / Charlie McGonigle (James Eoghain), singing in English
Section:Sound Recordings
Recording Location:Ballyliffin Hotel, Ballyliffin, Co. Donegal
Recording Date:17 January 1992
Copyright:Performer and Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle
Physical Description:1 computer file (MP3 file, ca. 4 min.) : digital, stereo
Subject:Ireland: Singing in English
Corporate Author:Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle
Collection:Jimmy McBride Collection. Audio Cassette 173.
Roud Number:10365
Related Material: The flower of Dunaff Hill in Playlists
Related Publication: The flower of Dunaff Hill / compiled by Jimmy McBride (Part two) in Publications
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