"The Black Velvet Band" as written by and Luke Kelly Ronnie Drew....
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    General CommentOh yeah! \m/(",)\m/
    ThePogueson August 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentFrom a glance, it appears to be one of many stories about supposed "criminals" being forced to immigrate to Australia.

    Van Diemen was a Dutch colonist, best known for his exploration of Australia, which reinforces the idea.
    Sinrothon October 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentHappy St Patrick's Day, 2013! For such a poor lad to be sent away for seven years, I wonder if the tricky colleen would even get enough to pay her weekly rent. Lives can too often be bought on the cheap.
    MaximumDepthon March 17, 2013   Link

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