Erin's Lovely Home (II)

DESCRIPTION: The singer warns residents of Ireland of the dangers of emigration. His father's land are too little for the whole family, so some have to leave home. Disease strikes their ship. His sister dies on the trip and is buried at sea
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 2010 (Graham-Joe-Holmes-SongsMusicTraditionsOfAnUlsterman)
KEYWORDS: emigration home exile ship disease death sister separation
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Graham-Joe-Holmes-SongsMusicTraditionsOfAnUlsterman 21, "Erin's Lovely Home (B)" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #5175
File: GrHo021

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