The Exile of Erin (on the Plains of Emu)

The song appeared in The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser on Tuesday 26 May 1829.  Rev John McGarvie, the first Presbyterian Minister of the Ebenezer Church at Portland Head, was the author of The Exile of Erin. He wrote under various initials (M, A.B, C.D) and from what appear to be fictional places (Warrambamba, Marramatta, Anambaba).

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