Music: Carolan's Draught.
By Turlough O'Carolan.
Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

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Allana comes from Gaelic for "O child!"
Like what, on seeing her, we would exclaim,
Lending our amazement to her name,
As instantly she had us all beguiled.
Nor will we soon that first sweet awe forget,
As the name is with the child yet.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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