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Ballinabranna, Milford and Rossmore, M. Rice.MP3
Mickey voices the nostalgia of the emigrant who dreams of returning home to the native place and to friends.

Mountainy Farmer, T. Lynch.jpg
A picture of the harsh life of a mountain farmer

My Ballinabranna Home, Seamus Dunne.MP3
Theme: Pride in Place

The Home I Left Behind, M. Rice.MP3
Mickey writes of an emigrant's sorrow at leaving his native place, his family and his loved one.

Two Will do, Mickey Rice.MP3
Mickey gives an account of his encounter with the law after a long session in various hostelries, together with sound advice as a result of the experience!

Barrow and Nore.jpg
The poem sings the history and praises the beauty of the valleys of Barrow and Nore.

Sprig of Heather.jpg
Jeremiah Joseph Callanan was employed for a time as a teacher in the classical Day and Boarding School of G.A. Lynch at Everton House, Graiguecullen. The poem lauds the resilience of the simple heather plant and praises the beauty of the locality.

Green Hills of Rossmore, S. Dunne.WAV
Location: Carlow west
Seamus remembers life as a collier and some sights of Rossmore, before having to emigrate when the works closed

Heartache of the Exile.jpg
Location: Carlow county, Carlow west
The poem tells of the sadness of the exile

Threshing Dance in Doyle's of Raheendenore 2, L. MNorrissey.jpg
Location: Carlow west
The events and characters at a house dance, after the threshing
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