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 Title:  Irish ballads and songs of the sea
  Contributor:  Healy, James N.
  Publisher:  Mercier Press
  Place of Publication:  Cork
  Date of Publication:  1967
  Original Date of Publ: 
  Publication Number:  SBN 853420742
  Number of Pages:  144 p.
  Binding Style:  Paperback
  Dimensions:  7 in.
  Contents:  Sailors and their loves: The Belfast sailor -- The drowning of Thomas Murphy -- Bold Denis McCarthy -- The sailor and his love -- Sligo shore -- The saddest breeze -- The sailor from Limerick town -- Charming Mary Neal -- Your faithful sailor boy ; Shanties: Haul away, Joe -- Across the western ocean -- Paddy Doyle -- Paddy on the railway -- The Montague -- We're all bound to go -- The old horse ; Tall ships a-voyaging: A sailor's way -- The Middlesex Flora -- The ballad of the blind sailors -- The boys of Ballinamore -- Commodore Jack Barry -- Captain Coulston -- Manning the pirate -- Kelly the pirate -- The Ouzel -- Fineen ODriscoll, the rover -- The sack of Baltimore -- Gráinnu Mhaol ; Wrecks: the Poulduff fisherman -- The Pomona -- The French 'Cavavaille' -- The loss of the Hantoon -- Báidín Fheidhlimidh (Phelim's wee boat) -- The rescue of the Vivandiere -- The sorrowful fate of OBrien -- The sinking of the Lusitania -- The fate of the mailboat ; Spanish wine and wild geese: Roisin dugh (Dark Rosaleen) -- Salonika -- St. Patrick's arrival -- Lonely Banna Stand -- Sailing in the lowlands low -- The lowlands of Holland -- The Irish drummer -- Van Dieman's land -- To the aid of the Pope ; Come back to Erin: McDermott's farewell -- The County of Mayo -- The emigrant's voyage to America -- My love Nell -- The loss of the Atlantic steamship -- The Glasgow -- Sweet Cootehill town -- The streams of Bunclody -- Adieu to Erin -- At the dawn of the morning -- Captain Thompson ; The fishermen of the coast: Arranmore boat song -- Herring the king -- The queen of Connemara -- The boatman of Kinsale -- My Connor the fisherman -- The banks of Newfoundland -- The Faythe fishing fleet -- Arranmore boat song ; Songs of the lakes and rivers: My Colleen Deas Donn -- My beautiful Shannon -- The lake of Coolfin -- An tAmhráinín Síodraimín -- A sweet little song -- The banks of the calm Golden Suir -- The cruise of the Calabar -- The Strabane fleet -- The rivers ; The coastline: The Curlew -- The holy ground -- The regatta -- The praises of Kingstown Harbour -- Eochaill -- My Sunday morning maiden -- In praise of Kinsale -- The Kinsale ballad -- Bantry Bay -- Galway Bay
  Notes:  Mostly song texts, plus commentary on each song. There is musical notation for a selection of the song melodies at the beginning of each section. Includes an introduction by the editor about the sea ballads of Ireland.
  Format:  Book
  Subject - Culture:  Irish
  Subject - Time: 
  Subject - Topic:  Sea songs
  Subject - Instrument: 
  Subject - Genre:  Song book