As the Ship Sailed Away From Ireland

DESCRIPTION: Singer watches as a ship prepares to sail away. On the dock "friends are saying goodbye." One couple parts as the girl won't leave Ireland. Parents watch as their deserter son is taken by a sergeant before he can escape
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA-Leach)
KEYWORDS: love emigration farewell home parting separation travel desertion sea ship England Ireland family friend soldier
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Roud #13687
RECORDINGS:
Morris Houlihan, "As the Ship Sailed Away From Ireland" (on MUNFLA-Leach)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Ship Sailed Away From Old England
File: ML3ASSAI

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