Beautiful, Beautiful Ireland

DESCRIPTION: Singer must leave "Ireland the gem of the sea," which he wishes were free. No land can compare with it. "The ship is now anchored in the bay, But when I will return with my true-love It is then you may be sure I'll stay"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1973 (Munnelly/Deasy-Lenihan)
KEYWORDS: emigration sea ship Ireland nonballad patriotic
FOUND IN: Ireland
Roud #5225
RECORDINGS:
Munnelly/Deasy-Lenihan 20, "Beautiful, Beautiful Ireland" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: RcBeBeIr

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