VIDEO: ‘The ould turf fire’ - an emigration song


The ‘ould turf fire’ was written and performed by singing farmer John Watt.

The song is about an Irish emigrant, who is longing to come back home and see his home country once again.

This music video shows a variety of scenes of rural Ireland, such as farming, scenery from the north coast of Ireland, turf cutting and baking on a turf fire.

Video source: Videos of Irish Farming Life \ YouTube

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