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    The Emigrant....

    Larry Keogh

    by Larry Keogh

    My late Father, Tom Keogh, wrote a poem about emigration. As a proud Kildare man who never emigrated himself , he seen us leaving Ireland and wondered how we must have felt about having to leave our Country, our families, our home. I was reading the words and it
    occurred to me, that they probably mean more now, today, than they did all those years ago. I decided to put his words to music. Hope you enjoy......