The singer, wandering by Owenreagh, recalls all the "comrades long absent from home." He admits that the land is barren and money hard to come by. He wishes them back; he stayed, and the land is beautiful, and money is fleeting. Perhaps they will return


  1. SHenry H542, p. 217, "Owenreagh" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, HHH542


Author: George Barnett
Earliest date: 1934 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: emigration home
Found in: Ireland