Where Moyola Waters Flow

DESCRIPTION: The singer describes the "little cot I've never seen" (!) at home by the Moyola. Living in America, he misses Ireland, "Where a dear old mother's mourning As she keeps the home fires burning For the emigrants returning."
AUTHOR: James O'Kane
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: emigration separation homesickness
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H787, p. 215, "Where Moyola Waters Flow" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: HHH787

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