“The Boys of Coleraine”

Author: Robert Thompson ?
Earliest date: 1925 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: home emigration drink nonballad
Found in: Ireland


The singer invites listeners to drink to the boys of Coleraine. He recalls the exiles, and calls for another drink. He looks over the sea, and the thought saddens him. He once again toasts the boys of Coleraine


  1. SHenry H87b, p. 182, "The Boys of Coleraine" (1 text, tune referenced)
  2. Roud #8005
  3. BI, HHH087b