Mudcat Café message #660464 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #7171   Message #660464
Posted By: Hrothgar
01-Mar-02 - 03:25 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Red Is the Rose
Subject: RE: Red Is The Rose
I can well believe that the Irish stole the tune, and I can't see the words "Clear is the water that flows from the Boyne (or the Foyle, I've heard sometimes)" coming up in a Scots song.

Does this tilt the argument towards the Irish?