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- Lyrics written by
- Patrick Kavanagh
- Originally written by
- Thomas Connellan
- Adapted from
Fáinne geal an lae written by Thomas Connellan
- Kavanagh set his poem "Dark Haired Myriam Ran Away" (published 1946) to the older melody. Some sources credit Luke Kelly of The Dubliners for doing this, though Kelly credits Kavanagh.