“The Irishman's Goldmine”


An Irishman comes to Australia and to look for gold. He innocently trusts to a man who points to a "gold" patch. The Irish boy sets to digging as the ants swarm out onto his skin -- and start biting. He concludes that gold *is* the root of evil


  1. Meredith/Anderson, pp. 276-277, "The Irishman's Goldmine" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, MA276A


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1968
Keywords: gold bug Australia injury
Found in: Australia