Irish tenor. The author was born in County Galway and got his medical diploma at the local Queen's College, but left for Leicester, England. Galway Bay was where one of his brothers drowned.
Bing Crosby [millionseller]
Bob Davidse [in youth tv series Het Geheim Van Killary Harbour]
Clancy Brothers [parody]
Houston Wells [with Ritchie Blackmore]
Traditional Galway Bay as done by Dolores Keane, is also an exile song but a different one (written by Francis Arthur Fahy).