The Maid of Sweet Gurteen

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The Maid of Sweet Gurteen

An anthology of local songs and recitations compiled for the Michael Coleman Heritage Centre with accompanying CD

€12.00  €7.00

This song book was published in 2007 by the Michael Coleman Heritage Centre Ltd with the assistance of Fás Community Employment.

Compiled by Carmel Gunning, this collection contains the words and music of 48 songs that she has collected from archival recordings, personal acquaintances and popular publications, plus 11 recitations dealing with humour, history and fantasy with an accompanying CD of Carmel herself singing the first verse of every song.

An Buachaillin Donn

The Ballad of Erin's Hope

The Boys from County Mayo

My Native Town of Boyle

Moorlough Mary

The Parting Glass

The Maid of Sweet Gurteen

The Fields Around Aclare

The Green Bushes

The Hill of Knocknashee

The Johnny Jump-Up

The Lotto Song

Mother Mó Chroí

The Old Claddagh Ring

My Old Sligo Home

John Mitchell

The Frog in the Garden

The Bould Thady Quill

The Boatman of Lough Key

Up the Banner

The Widows Message to her Son

and many more.......