Irish Spree, The
DESCRIPTION: The boys and girls go to Patsy Murphy's restaurant. A fight starts followed by a fire. A policeman has his head split. Soldiers are called, 16 are dead: warrants are issued for murder and robbery. "I set sail for Australia in the morning"
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (O'Conor)
KEYWORDS: violence homicide drink fire police transportation
REFERENCES (1 citation):
O'Conor, p. 80, "The Irish Spree" (1 text)
Bodleian, Harding B 11(1796), "The Irish Spree", unknown, n.d.; also Harding B 11(1979), "The Irish Spree"
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