“The Honest Irish Lad”


"My name is Tim McNare, I'm from the County Clare In that lovely little isle across the sea." The singer loved Ireland, but his farm could not support his family. Now in America, he can find no work. He still hopes to bring his family to join him

Cross references


  1. Fowke/Mills/Blume, pp. 89-91, "The Honest Irish Lad" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #4522
  3. BI, FMB089


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1956
Found in: Canada(Ont)