“My Home in Fermoy”


The singer recalls "those bright golden hours I spent long ago in my home in Fermoy" "far away o'er the wide spreading ocean": school, the Blackwater, Castlehyde, and the Angelus bells. He hopes to return but knows that many he left behind have died.


  1. OCanainn, pp. 104-105, "My Home in Fermoy" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, OCan104


Author: Kate Dowling (source: OCanainn)
Earliest date: 1913 (according to OCanainn)
Found in: Ireland