Mudcat Café message #61281 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #9438   Message #61281
Posted By: mm
04-Mar-99 - 03:46 PM
Thread Name: Origins: The Rose of Allendale / Allandale
Subject: RE: The Rose off Allendale
As far as I remember, this is a song about Katherine O'Shea, whose relationship with Charles Stewart Parnell caused him to be boycotted, ironically, since he was the one who started the method of shunning, when he instigated the shunning of Captain Boycott.