DESCRIPTION: Gaelic. "The song curses the people who gave false witness against the Connery brothers, indicted and condemned to exile in New South Wales.
EARLIEST DATE: 1946 (OCroinin-Cronin)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage transportation trial Australia Ireland
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 100, "Na Conairigh" (1 text)
NOTES: The description follows the "English Summary" provided by OCroinin-Cronin.
OCroinin-Cronin: "The song celebrates the dramatic events surrounding the trial and and conviction of three Waterford brothers, John, Seamus, and Patrick Connery, who were sentenced to be transported to Australia.... They were transported on 8 September ...." - BS
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