“Two Irish Laborers”


"We are two Irish laborers, as you can plainly see, From Donegal we came when small unto America." Railroad work did not pay well, so they have turned to construction. They hope to return to Ireland, and promise a welcome to any who visit them there


  1. Dean, p. 70, "Two Irish Laborers" (1 text)
  2. Roud #9563
  3. BI, Dean070B


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1922 (Dean)
Keywords: work home Ireland
Found in: US(MW)