Coalmine, The

DESCRIPTION: Some men go a Mallore hill to find coal. "In a month's time we'll all be millionaires." They spend a hot day digging but the only thing black they find is a dead crow. They test burn some lumps but it's not coal. "Let the coal and the mine go to hell"
AUTHOR: Tom Molloy (source: McBride)
EARLIEST DATE: 1988 (McBride)
KEYWORDS: mining humorous moniker
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
McBride 17, "The Coalmine" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: McB1017

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