:: Title :: Irene, go dTé Tú Slán (Irene, Goodnight)
:: Genre :: love song, lyric song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Gallagher, Kitty [vocal]
:: Setting :: Central Hotel
:: Location :: Letterkenny (County Donegal), North-west (Ireland)
:: Language :: Gaelic, Irish
:: Culture :: Irish, Gaelic, Irish
:: Session :: Letterkenny 2/51
:: Date :: 2/5/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3300.0, Track 6 (00:01:30)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Alan Lomax: "Early, done for Kitty, Dunloe, Letterkenny over glen, recording Neil O'Boyle & Kitty Gallagher in Central Hotel bedroom, Letterkenny, bitter hard afternoon, done in blizzard, glenties, death, meeting M. Doherty and Haughey, with Mickey Doherty." [Source: Alan Lomax's journal]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Gaelic version of Leadbelly's "Goodnight Irene." [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Ireland 1951 and 1953

 

 

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