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Rathvilly, Liam Murphy.MP3
I’m an exile from Erin, sure there’s many miles between
The place I was born, on the old village green
Where I played in my childhood, as there’s few there would know
How I long for Rathvilly where the sweet Slaney flows.

Now my thoughts…

My Dear Native Land Far Away, P. Curran.MP3
By the setting of the sun as my daily work was done and I wandered my way down the shore
As I went on alone I sat down upon a stone for to gaze on the work of the Lord.

I have travelled all around through city, state and town but no landscape can…

Glorious county Carlow.MP3
You’ve heard of the Garden of Ireland and the Rose of Mooncoin so fair,
The Killeshin hills are beautiful still and the wonderful Plains of Kildare.
But somewhere between there’s a treasure unseen, it’s a place that I think you should…

Welcome Home 1, M. Rice.jpg
Mickey voices the nostalgia of the emigrant who dreams of returning home to the native place and to friends.

Emigrant's Story.jpg
Paul and Ciaran co-wrote this song, which is sung here by Ciaran. Thanks to Ciaran for sharing the song with us.

My Ballinabranna Home 1.jpg
Theme: Pride in Place

The Home I Left Behind p1.jpg
Mickey writes of an emigrant's sorrow at leaving his native place, his family and his loved one.

May Morning on a Hill.jpg
The poet describes the beauties of May Morning at Ballyduff Rath.

Dawning of the Day.jpg
The poet, from Graiguenamanagh, sings the praises of his native place
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