Owenreagh

DESCRIPTION: The singer, wandering by Owenreagh, recalls all the "comrades long absent from home." He admits that the land is barren and money hard to come by. He wishes them back; he stayed, and the land is beautiful, and money is fleeting. Perhaps they will return
AUTHOR: George Barnett
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: emigration home
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H542, p. 217, "Owenreagh" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: HHH542

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