Destination Donegal, song / Francis Porter, singing in English

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As I stand aboard the starboard bow and I watch the ocean foam
As I view each new horizon I drive further from my home
A sailor on a foreign ship and bound for Montreal
For to view the world to make my destination Donegal.

I would make my way from Malin to Bundoran through Raphoe
From Portsalon down to Killybegs by Creeslough and Dungloe
I'd wander round Barnesmore Gap on everyone I'd call
Then beyond the Bluestack Mountain to the town of Donegal.

Oh Donegal I miss you and I'll never understand
Why I left you for these far off lands against my heart's command
Whenever fortune comes my way whatever may befall
I know I'll make my final destination Donegal.

see also   Destination Donegal / Michael McAuley (Mac Tam)

Destination Donegal, song / Francis Porter, singing in English
ITMA Reference Number:535-ITMA-MP3
Main Performer: Francis Porter
Title:Destination Donegal [sound recording] / Francis Porter, singing in English ; Johnny McCauley, composer
Section:Sound Recordings
Recording Location:Brass Rail Bar, Buncrana, Co.Donegal
Recording Date:January 1990
Copyright:Performer; Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle; Johnny McCauley, composer
Physical Description:1 computer file (MP3 file, ca. 2 min.) : digital, stereo
Subject:Ireland: Singing in English
Creator:Johnny McCauley, composer
Corporate Author:Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle
Collection:Jimmy McBride Collection. Audio Cassette 130
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