Friday, February 1, 2008


Mary Lyons remembered a story from EdinburghSCOTSMAN
(recalling a clipping from 100 years ago:)

A really good police chorus
inexplicably failed to pacify
a starving crowd of Dubliners by singing,
“Come back to Erin, Mavouning, Mavourning!”

1 comment:

daniel said...

Jerry BAker tells me that 'mavoorning'in Gaelic means 'my darling'.