Sweet Portaferry (I)
DESCRIPTION: "Why should men toil foreign lands to explore, When wonder and pleasement are here at the door ... and leave Portaferry and the Kingdom of Down?" If the singer were rich he might travel but at the end he'd return home.
AUTHOR: Leslie Montgomery
EARLIEST DATE: 1965 (OLochlainn-More)
KEYWORDS: travel lyric Ireland home
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OLochlainn-More 94, "Sweet Portaferry" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Portaferry is about 20 miles southeast of Belfast. - BS
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