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 Title:  Mercier book of old Irish street ballads, Vol. 4: No place like home
  Contributor:  Healy, James N. (editor)
  Publisher:  Mercier Press
  Place of Publication:  Cork
  Date of Publication:  1969
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  Publication Number: 
  Number of Pages:  139 p.
  Binding Style:  Paperback
  Dimensions:  7 in.
  Contents:  'No place like home': The upheaval of domestic life in Ireland during the nineteenth century ; Music: The rocky road to Dublin -- The groves of Blarney -- The boys of Kilkenny -- Garryowen -- Limerick is beautiful -- The wearing of the green -- The maid of Bunclody -- The shamrock shore -- Irish mother's lament -- Parody on 'Katty Avourneen ; No place so grand: Dublin (fragment) -- The rocky road to Dublin -- Sights and scenes of Dublin -- Smithfield market -- Kingstown harbour -- Glendalough -- Colebrook Cottage -- The boys of Kilkenny -- Sweet Castle Hyde -- The groves of Blarney -- The bells of Shandon -- States of Kilmurry -- Garryowen -- Garryowen (later version) -- Limerick is beautiful -- Praise of Cappannke -- The lakes of Killarney -- Annagh shore -- The wonders of Ballinasloe ; Emigration, a sad farewell: The Irishman's farewell -- Moore's exile to America -- Lament of the emigrant -- Isle of beauty ; Emigration, reasons for going: Poor Pat must emigrate -- The Irishman's farewell to his country -- Campbell's farewell ; Emigration, Patriots and politics: Robert Kelly's farewell -- The banishment of Patrick Brady -- The boys of Mullaghbawn -- The wearing of the green -- The emigrant's farewell (1) -- The Irishman's home -- Pat's parody on 'Nothing more' -- The volunteer's farewell ; Emigration, Loved ones: The loss of Ireland -- The true lover's departure -- The emigrant's farewell (2) -- The emigrant's farewell (3) -- The exile's farewell -- The maid of Bon Clody (Bunclody) -- Westport Town -- The shamrock shore -- The emigrants last convoy -- The Irish mother's lament ; Emigration, Over there: The green fields of America -- The moon behind the hill -- The Irishman now going to America -- My father's old farm ; The joys of matrimony: A parody on Katty Avourneen -- Old soldier's daughter -- Young Riley -- OReilly from the County Kerry -- You remeber the nuts? -- Katty Mooney -- The labouring woman -- One pound two -- The wedding day -- Parody on 'Willy, we have missed you' -- Answer to 'Willy, we have missed you' -- The old hag and her money -- The doating old man -- Patrick, mind the baby -- Rocking the cradle -- The unlucky wedding -- The real M'Coy -- The marriage -- There's bound to be a row -- Husband taming -- The week's matrimony -- The week's marriage -- Paddy ORafferty -- The death of Mrs. ORafferty -- The sale of a wife
  Notes:  Mostly song texts, plus musical notation for ten of the melodies. Includes a preface by the editor on the upheaval of domestic life in Ireland during the nineteenth century.
  Format:  Book
  Subject - Culture:  Irish
  Subject - Time:  19th century
  Subject - Topic:  Ballads, Street music, Emigration and immigration, Marriage
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  Subject - Genre:  Song book