“Dear Ireland When You’re Free” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “Dear Ireland When You’re Free” was written by P. J. Sweeney and composed by J.A.T. Noble. Originally published by S.W. Simpson in 1898, this sheet music appeared as a supplement to the “Sunday World” on March 3, 1898. The cover has an illustration of 3-leaf clover, and one leaf has picture of Robert Emmet, another leaf has picture of Charles Stewart Parnell. Both men are celebrated as Irish nationalists, and this song was a nationalist ode to Ireland.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
date made
Noble, J. A. T.
Sweeney, P. J.
S. W. Simpson
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 in; 34.925 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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