Sweet Portaferry (II)
DESCRIPTION: The singer travels around Ireland but "Sweet Portaferry remains in my mind." He returns from foreign lands with "silks and fine laces" to his true love. "Then I'll whisper so fondly and I know she'll agree 'O! Sweet Portaferry, you're a dear spot to me'"
AUTHOR: Cathal O'Byrne
EARLIEST DATE: 1965 (OLochlainn-More)
KEYWORDS: travel lyric Ireland love sailor
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OLochlainn-More 94A, "Sweet Portaferry" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [9 words]: Portaferry is about 20 miles southeast of Belfast. - BS
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