Rowlock Rhymes – ‘A Ballintrae Mother’s Prayer’

Rowlock Rhymes – ‘A Ballintrae Mother’s Prayer’

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'A Ballintrae Mother's Prayer' - typed verse, in local dialect. Page from loose manuscript of Rowlock Rhymes and Songs of Exile- a book of verse edited by Sam Henry. The author, Robert McMullan from Portballintrae, had the pen name 'North Antrim' and was "imbued with the Celtic spirit" and interested in the fishermen of the north coast of Antrim