Mike McGrath was born in Patrick's Cove in 1919. He was the son of Patrick and Elizabeth. Mike worked as a fisherman most of his life. In the 1940s he worked as a carpenter and a painter helping to build the American base at Argentia.
Mike McGrath's Songs
Now I'm 64. A lament for lost youth.
I Spied a Fair Damsel. A young fellow is quick to propose marriage on the beach of Strawblaine.
Collected by Agnes Walsh for the Town of Placentia in 2006.