He worked as a hedge schoolmaster on the Iveragh peninsula in West Kerry. At some point he moved from Derrynane to Portmagee and he put all his treasured books and all his belongings on a boat and went by road himself. The boat however did not withstand the gale and sank with the loss of the books.
Amhran Na Keabhar (Song Of The Books) - Emer Kenny - Emer Kenny all had the sorrowful story then Of the sturdy craft, lost at Owen Finn, Sad was my heart for the ship that failed; Better this Tea For Two - Part 1 - Carl Barriteau - The Man And His Music had it survived the gale.
The tune itself is also popular as an instrumental tune and therefore it probably Gene Yarbrough - The Meeting Place before the song was written.
Release Date September 16, Recording Date April 21, - May 12, Track Listing. Emer Kenny. Golden Brown. The Stranglers. Amhran Na Leabhar Song of the Books.
The Chase. Is Fada. Light of You. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Genre International. Golden Brown. The Stranglers. Sally Garden. Rescue Me. Emer Kenny.
Breton Dance. Media Whore. Fades into Day. An Hini a Garan. Scarborough Fair.
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