We all know The Boys of Bárr na Sráide, City of Chicago and the Christmas thumper Fairytale of New York but what about those gems of Irish emigration songs that are sometimes forgotten.
From the top shelf here are 5 worth turning up the volume for.
1. Nothing But the Same Old Story – Paul Brady 2. Irish Blood, English Heart – Morrissey 3. Slán le Máigh-Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh 4. Van Diemans Land – U2 5. Na Connerys – Liam O Maonlai