“Paddy's Land”


The singer travels from Ireland to Scotland. He sees and falls in love with a beautiful girl. She asks him if he is Scottish. He tells her no, and asks if she will go to Ireland with him. She apparently refuses, for he returns to Ireland alone


  1. SHenry H473, pp. 354-355, "Paddy's Land" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #6876
  3. BI, HHH473


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1932 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland