Mudcat Café message #170949 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #16707   Message #170949
Posted By: John Moulden
31-Jan-00 - 08:38 AM
Thread Name: Help: Origins of Carrickfergus
Subject: RE: Help: Origins of Carrickfergus
I've just posted to Peter O'Toole, c/o his agent, a request for information on his knowledge of the song. Don't hold your breath.

The text I have is that printed on a ballad sheet by Haly of Cork (c 1840) - this is almost certainly (95%) a print identical with that used by Diarmaid Muirithe.