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A dear spot in Ireland, song / Phil Doherty, singing in English

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There’s a dear spot in Ireland that I long to see
‘Tis my own native birthplace sure it’s heaven to me
Where my feeble old mother she lived all alone
With my brothers and sister ‘twas once a bright happy home.

Chorus:
Sure we hadn’t much money but my old mother dear
On me gave a blessing filled my heart full of cheer
When the shadow of poverty darkened our door
I left Ireland and mother because we were poor.

Since leaving old Ireland my poor mother’s dead
May God bless and protect you were the last words she said
And the ring that my father gave her she gave me
It’s a far dearer blessing that bright gold could ever be.

Chorus

A dear spot in Ireland, song / Phil Doherty, singing in English
ITMA Reference Number:440-ITMA-MP3
Main Performer: Phil Doherty
Title:A dear spot in Ireland [sound recording] / Phil Doherty, singing in English
Section:Sound Recordings
Recording Location:[S.l.]
Recording Date:[n.d.]
Copyright:Performer and Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle
Physical Description:1 computer file (MP3 file, ca. 3 min.) : digital, stereo
Format:MP3
Subject:Ireland: Singing in English
Language:English
Corporate Author:Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle
Collection:Jimmy McBride Collection. Audio Cassette 228
URL:http://www.inishowensinging.ie
Roud Number:4962
Related Material: Two good men and true in Playlists
Related Publication: Two good men and true / compiled by Jimmy McBride in Publications
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