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Old Skibereen
Last updated: 24.01.17
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"Old Skibereen" is a song of the potato famine in the 1840's and emigration to America. I happened on this song in Soodlum's 100 Irish Ballads Volume 1. It gives a father's account of eviction to his son who knows nothing of life in Ireland, and his son's resolution of going back to Ireland to fight for the cause.
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