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Limavady in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
 

Jane Ross and “Danny Boy”

1810 - 1879

 
 
Jane Ross and "Danny Boy" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 17, 2012
1. Jane Ross and "Danny Boy" Marker
Inscription.

It was in Limavady that
the famous melody "Danny Boy"
was noted down by Jane Ross
from a tune played by a blind street
fiddler named Jimmy McCurry

Oh Dan-ny Boy, the pipes, the
pipes are calling from glen to glen
and down the mountain side...

 
Location. 55° 3.115′ N, 6° 57.101′ W. Marker is in Limavady, Northern Ireland, in County Londonderry. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (A371) and Newtown Square, on the right when traveling east on Main Street (A371). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41 Main Street, Limavady, Northern Ireland BT49 0AB, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Limavady Railway (approx. 0.3 kilometers away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is on a wall at The Corner Bar, where artistic license above the doorway declares "Oh Danny boy the pints, the pints are calling"
 
Also see . . .
1. Jane Ross and the Londonderry Air. (Submitted on December 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Londonderry Air and Danny Boy. (Submitted on December 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Jane Ross in The Dictionary of Ulster Biography.
Jane Ross and "Danny Boy" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 17, 2012
2. Jane Ross and "Danny Boy" Marker
(Submitted on December 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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