Rose of Rahanna
Author: John O'Reilly
Singer: Nancy Shiel
Second singer: John O'Reilly
Third Singer: Fiach Moriarty
Air: Lovely Derry on the Banks of the Foyle

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Title

Rose of Rahanna
Author: John O'Reilly
Singer: Nancy Shiel
Second singer: John O'Reilly
Third Singer: Fiach Moriarty
Air: Lovely Derry on the Banks of the Foyle

Subject

Theme: Love

Description

Nancy Sheil supplied this song, written by John O'Reilly from near Arklow, County Wicklow, about a lovestruck young man who had to leave his love to earn his fortune before returning to marry her.
The second version is sung by the author, John O'Reilly.

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Citation

“Rose of Rahanna Author: John O'Reilly Singer: Nancy Shiel Second singer: John O'Reilly Third Singer: Fiach Moriarty Air: Lovely Derry on the Banks of the Foyle,” From Carlow Streams, accessed June 13, 2021, https://fromcarlowstreams.ie/items/show/225.