When You Call To An Irishman's Door
DESCRIPTION: The singer comes to Ireland from Scotland and knocks on Pat's door seeking shelter. Pat is poor and about to be evicted but offers what he has. "You can always depend on meeting a friend when you call to an Irishman's door."
EARLIEST DATE: 1956 (OCroinin-Cronin)
KEYWORDS: poverty travel food hardtimes Ireland Scotland
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 192, "When You Call To An Irishman's Door" (1 text)
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