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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1013

Titles:
Rev. father Tom, O'Neill
An [sic] song on the Rev'd Father Tom O'Neil
Lines written on the treachery and perjury used on the rev. father Tom O'Neil
Father Tom O'Neale

First Lines:
Near Armagh town a widow liv'd, that reared three darling sons
There was a widow in this town she had three darling sons
There was a widow in this place, and she reared three darling sons
There was a widow in this town

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Perjury
Paternity
Clergy

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 999

Titles:
Dobbin's flowery vale
Erin's flow'ry vale

First Lines:
One morning fair, when Phoebus bright
One morning fair when Phaebus bright her radient [sic] smiles displayed

Subjects:
Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2654

Titles:
The bard of Armagh

First Lines:
O list to the lay of a poor Irish harper
Oh list to the lry [sic] of a poor Irish harper

Subjects:
Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12868

Titles:
Irish providence

First Lines:
My darling, says Pat, to his spouse on his lap
My darling says Pat, to his spouse on his lap
Arrah, darling, says Pat, to his spouse on his lap

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Poverty
Land tenure - Ireland
Adultery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1451

Titles:
The boys of Kilkenny
Boys of Kilkenny

First Lines:
The boys of Kilkenny are brave roving blades
Oh, the boys of Killkenny are brave roaring blades

Subjects:
Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V769

Titles:
Paddy the piper

First Lines:
When I was a boy in my father's mud edifice

Subjects:
Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1531

Titles:
The rambler from Clare
Rambler from Clare

First Lines:
The first of my rambles that ever was known
The first of my rambles that was very well known
The first of my courtship that ever was known
The first of my travels that ever was known

Subjects:
Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1387

Titles:
Erin-go-bragh

First Lines:
Oh! I sing of sweet Erin, my country admiring

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13854

Titles:
Young Ellen Loraine

First Lines:
When I parted from Erin, heart-broken to leave thee

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4333

Titles:
Ireland still is Ireland

First Lines:
Let every honest patriot

Subjects:
Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8770

Titles:
No surrender

First Lines:
hibernians brave that hate being slaves

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Politics and government - Ireland, 19th century
Orangemen

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13088

Titles:
The Irishman's picture of London
The Irishman's ramble to London
Irishman's ramble to London

First Lines:
It is myself that was born now in Dublin
Once on my rambes [sic] I chanc'd to walk
I'll stay no more in Dublin

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Poor law
Taxation
Police
Irish - England
Countryman in London

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 983

Titles:
Patrick Sheehan; or the Glen of Aherlow. A street ballad
Patrick Sheehan
Patrick Shean; of the glen of Aherloe
Patrick Shean; or, The glen of Aherloe

First Lines:
My name is Patrick Shean, my years are thirty-four
My name is Patrick Sheehan my years are thirty-four
My name is Patrick Sheehan, my years are 34

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Soldiers
Crimean War, 1853-1856

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4224

Titles:
A discussion between a church and a chapel
A discussion between the church & chapel
Church & chapel
A discussion between the church and chapel

First Lines:
As I walked out one summer's morning
One morning early as the day was breaking
One morning early as day was breaking
One morning early, as day was breaking all in the sweet charmnig [sic] month of May

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Religious controversy - Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13392

Titles:
The harp that once [through] Tara's halls
The harp that once throug[h] Tara's halls
The harp in Tara's halls
The harp that once through Tara's hall
The harp of Tara's hall
The harp that once in Tara's halls

First Lines:
The harp that once through Tara's halls
The harp that once thro' Tara's hall

Subjects:
Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V729

Titles:
Teddy O'Gra

First Lines:
Come all you sons of Hibernia
Come all you sons of Hib[er]nia
O come all you sons of Hibernia

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Naval battles

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1225

Titles:
The Sligo maid

First Lines:
When first into this town I came

Subjects:
Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4077

Titles:
Sweet county Down

First Lines:
It is in sweet Ireland my home

Subjects:
Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13846

Titles:
Come back to Erin
Come back to Erin, mavourneen, mavourneen

First Lines:
Come back to Erin mavourneen, mavourneen
Come back to Erin, mavourneen, mavourneen

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Emigration - Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V433

Titles:
I'll steer my bark to Erin's isle
Steer my bark
Oh, steer my barque to Erin's isle
Steer my bark to Erin's isle
Oh, steer my bark to Erin's isle
Steer mg [sic] barque to Erin's isle!

First Lines:
Oh! I've roamed o'er many lands
I've roam [sic] through many lands
O, I have roam'd in many lands
Oh I have roam'd o'er many lands
I have roamed over many lands
Oh! I have roam'd o'er many lands
Oh, I have roamed o'er many lands
Oh, I have roamed over many lands
O I have roamed in many lands
Oh, I have roam'd o'er many lands

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Ireland
Emigration - Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7824

Titles:
A new song, called The Irish boy

First Lines:
You lasses of England and Ireland also

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Insanity
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9045

Titles:
The death of Dermot

First Lines:
Kathleen, my young bride, thy Dermot is dying

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Military
Soldiers - death in battle

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1893

Titles:
Bourke's dream
General Burke's dream

First Lines:
Slowly and sadly one night in November
Slowly bu[t] sadly, one night in November

Subjects:
Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1016

Titles:
Paddy Carey
Paddy Carey's fortune

First Lines:
Twas at the town of neat Cloghen
Twas at the town of nate Cloghen
Twas at the town of neat Clogheen
'Twas at the town of neat Clogheen
'Twas at the town of neat Clogheon
'Twas at the town of nate Clogeen
'Twas at the town of nate Clogheen

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Soldiers - recruitment
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12032

Titles:
The low back'd jaunting car

First Lines:
'Twas on a Sunday morning

Subjects:
Ireland

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