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Discover, explore & remember the traditions of Newfoundland’s Cape Shore.

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Cape Shore

Listen to songs, music & stories. View photos of the people & places. Meet the singers & musicians from Ship Cove, Patrick’s Cove, St Bride’s, and Branch. This interactive map of the Cape Shore is a great way to start navigating your way around the outports of this short stretch of Newfoundland’s coastline.

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Placentia

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Ship's Cove

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Patrick's Cove

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St. Bride's

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Cape St. Mary's

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Portrait of Henry Campbell of Branch, Newfoundland, ca. 1975 / Aidan O'Hara 

Portrait of Henry Campbell of Branch, Newfoundland, ca. 1975 / Aidan O'Hara 

Henry Campbell, ca. 1975.

Dermot Roche watching a dance in his kitchen, August 1980 / The Radharc Trust Film Archive

Dermot Roche watching a dance in his kitchen, August 1980 / The Radharc Trust Film Archive

Dermot Roche watches a dance in his kitchen. This image appears in the opening scene of Radharc's 1981 documentary The Forgotten Irish.

Transcript of '[Dear old Newfoundland]' as sung by Gerald Campbell / Aidan O'Hara

Dear old Newfoundland, song (Twas just a year ago today I left my Emerald's Isle …) A typed transcript based on Aidan O'Hara's field recording, with annotations and corrections by the collector.

The broken-hearted milkman

Tom Murphy

The broken-hearted milkman / Tom Murphy

The broken-hearted milkman, song (I’m a hard-working milkman in grief I’m arrayed …) Originally published as “Polly Perkins of Paddington Green” during the mid-19th century, this song was composed by Harry Clifton (1832–1872), a London-based music-hall songwriter. The version sung by Tom Murphy replaces the references to the London locality with references to Ireland.

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Henry Campbell at a house party in Branch, 1975 / Aidan O'Hara

Henry Campbell at a house party in Branch, 1975 / Aidan O'Hara

Henry Campbell enjoying a "time" (or house party) in Branch. 

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