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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1022

Titles:
Paddy M'Shane's seven ages
Paddy Mac Shane's Seven ages

First Lines:
If my own botheration don't alter my plan

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11196

Titles:
The soldier's last sigh

First Lines:
The trumpet may summon the soldier away

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13842

Titles:
Sing, sweet harp

First Lines:
Sing, sweet harp, oh sing to me

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4344

Titles:
Men of Ireland

First Lines:
Men of Ireland, why thus languish?

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8480

Titles:
Mr. Barney O'Bother

First Lines:
When first I was married to Katty O'Connor

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5192

Titles:
That raking, ranting, Reilly
Raking, ranting Reilly

First Lines:
There's a boy that follows me ev'ry day
There's a boy that follows me every day

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13379

Titles:
The sprig of shillelah and shamrock so green
Sprig of shillelah and shamrock so green
The sprig of shilelah and shamrock so green

First Lines:
Oh, love is the soul of a neat Irishman
Och! love is the soul of a neat Irishman
O, love is the soul of a neat Irishman

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2195

Titles:
Ireland a nation again

First Lines:
I'm a son of Erin's shore its the land I do adore

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7616

Titles:
Paddy in love

First Lines:
Arrah Paddy's my name and a comelier lad

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7631

Titles:
Paddy from Cork, with his coat buttoned behind

First Lines:
Dublin's a duck of a city

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V598

Titles:
The sons of Hibernia

First Lines:
Brave sons of Hibernia, your shamrocks display

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8731

Titles:
Mother, he's going away

First Lines:
\"Sure now what are you crying for, Nelly?\"

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3131

Titles:
Oh! blame not the bard

First Lines:
Oh, blame not the bard, if he fly to the bowers
Oh! blame not the bard, if he fly to the bowers

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 661

Titles:
Peggy Bann
Peggy Band

First Lines:
As I went ov'r the Highland hills
As I went o'er the highland hills
As I walked out one morning
As I wandered in the Highlands
As I walked o'er the highland hills
As I walk'd o'er the Highland-hills
As I went o'er the Highland hills, to a farmer's house I came

Subjects:
Scotland
Ireland

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8739

Titles:
My mother is a true born Irishman

First Lines:
'Tis I that bears an illegent name
'Tis I that baires an illigant name

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7615

Titles:
Paddy in love

First Lines:
Il'ave been in love with a damsel hard by

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7909

Titles:
The broth av a boy
Broth of a boy

First Lines:
I am one that bears an illigant name
Oh! I've got an elegant name

Themes:
Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2076

Titles:
Paddy's grave. A parody on The death of Nelson
Paddy's grave

First Lines:
O'er Paddy's grave the boys and girls all press'd
O'er Paddy's grave the boys and girls all prest
O'er Paddy's grave the boys and girls al[l] pressed
Oer Paddy's grave the boys and girls all prest
O'er Paddy's grave the boys & girls all prest

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Irish
Drinking
Irish wakes

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4930

Titles:
The Irish may apply
A much-admired song called The Irish may apply

First Lines:
Now the papers I've read, did you notice what I said
In the papers you have read - have you noticed what they said
In the papers you have read, have you noticed what they said?

Themes:
Irish
Emigration - Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 918

Titles:
The monkey turn'd barber
Monkey-barber
The monkey turned barber
The monkey barber
A new song, called The monkey shaving the Irishman
Monkey turned barber!
Monkey barber
Monkey turned barber
Monkey shaving an Irishman

First Lines:
A buxum [sic] young spark in Dublin did dwell
A frolicksom spark near Dublin did dwell
A frolicksome spark in sweet Dublin did dwell
A frolicksome spark in Dublin did dwell
A frolicsome spark in Dublin did dwell
A frolicsome youth in sweet Dublin did dwell
A frolicsome spark in sweet Dublin did dwell

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Barbers
Irish
Irish - England

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2075

Titles:
Paddy's blunder all over
A new song. Paddy's blunder all over
Paddy's blunders
The Irish blunder or Paddy's lamentation
Paddy's blunders. A new song
Paddy's blunders!

First Lines:
It was down on the road near the bridge of Drumedra
Down on the road near the bridge of Dunsunder
Down on the road near the bridge of Drumcauder
It was down in the road near the bridge of Drumcodra
It was down in the road near the bridge of Drumeodra
Dearest captain M'Granis I am goin to list
Twas down on the road near the bridge of Duncondra
It was on a road near the town of Drumedra

Subjects:
Newcastle (England)
Ireland

Themes:
Irish
Soldiers, Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4039

Titles:
Darby Logan's journey to London

First Lines:
When I took my departure from Dublin's own town

Subjects:
Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:
Irish - England
Emigration - Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9137

Titles:
The Irishman's Farewell to his Country

First Lines:
Oh, farewell Ireland! I am going across the stormy main

Themes:
Emigration - Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7641

Titles:
Paddy's ramble to London

First Lines:
Come listen awhile you frolicksome tars

Themes:
Irish - England

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

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