Hills of Donegal, The
DESCRIPTION: "Oh, Donegal, the pride of all, My heart still turns to thee...." The singer describes how he left Donegal, looking back the while, and sailed away via Lough Foyle. He wishes he could return to his old home
AUTHOR: James Moore ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: homesickness emigration
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Henry/Huntingdon/Herrmann-SamHenrysSongsOfThePeople H196, p. 120, "The Hills of Donegal (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Scarborough Settler's Lament" (theme) and references there
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