Oh! An Irishman's Heart

DESCRIPTION: "Oh! an Irishman's heart is as stout as shillelah." Invaders beware, "but the battle once over, no rage fills his breast." "Give poor Pat but fair freedom, his sweetheart and whisky, And he'll die for old Ireland, his king, and his friend"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1839 (Croker-PopularSongs)
KEYWORDS: Ireland nonballad fight
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Croker-PopularSongs, pp. 117-118, "Oh! An Irishman's Heart" (1 text)
cf. "The Kinnegard Slashers" (tune, according to Croker-PopularSongs)
File: CrPS117

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