The subject of this drinking song is George Brabazon of New Park, in the barony of Gallen and parish of Kilconduff, County Mayo.
It was probably made toward the end of Carolan's career. George Brabazon
married Sarah, the daughter of Dominick Burke of Clorough, Co. Galway.
They had a son Anthony. George died on the 29th of March, 1780. Catherine Brabazon (surnamed by Carolan deoch an dorais "of the parting cup", for her hospitality) sprang from the ancient family of Burkes of Glinsk, baronets, and wife of Malby Brabazon, of Ballinasloe, is yet remembered for her many virtues. ... Donal O'Sullivan vol. 2 pg. 7