The Exile of Erin, On the Plains of Emu single work   poetry   "O! Farewell, my country - my kindred - my lover;"
Issue Details: First known date: 1829 1829
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Notes

  • Author's note: Anambaba, May 1829
  • When sung to the traditional Irish air, Savourneen Deelish, The Exile of Erin is sometimes referred to as The Plains of Emu.
  • 'A good example of a literary "folk ballad".' - Webby
  • Editor's note: Original poetry

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Subjects:
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    Australia,
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  • c
    Ireland,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
Settings:
  • Emu Plains, Penrith area, Sydney Outer West, Sydney, New South Wales,
  • 1829
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