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Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] "irish trivia" plainfield illinois
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 22:16:38 EDT

I think we can all be forgiven for thinking the song is Irish in origin, cuz
I think he meant it to be...How many other nationalities have a "Kathleen"?
across the sea where the fields are fresh and GREEN.

The man obviously had Ireland in mind....otherwise, why didn't he write
Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair instead? This needs more investigation!!!! Who
is Kathleen, Kathleen???


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