Isle of Doagh (I), The
DESCRIPTION: The singer is leaving Isle of Doagh "to taste the cup of freedom in Americay." He thinks about the island and the school "where my childhood days I spent." "It will break my heart full sore to part with my comrades one and all."
AUTHOR: Willie "Jack" McLaughlin (source: McBride)
EARLIEST DATE: 1988 (McBride)
KEYWORDS: emigration America Ireland nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
McBride 41, "The Isle of Doagh" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Isle of Doagh is in Donegal.
McBride: the song was written around 1910. - BS
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