Emerald Isle jig

Emerald Isle has been added to 3 tunebooks.

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X: 1
T: Emerald Isle
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmin
d/e/|f>ed e>fg|f3z2e|dBF FDF|B3z2 d/e/|f>ed e>fg|f3z2e|
d>ef ecA|(B3B2)G|G>AB c/d/e^f | g3z2a|b>ag d<g^f|(g3 g2)a|
b>ag fed|e g3zg|f>gf e>cA|(B3B2)d/e/|fgf fdB|(b3b2)a/g/
|fgf fdB|e3z2c|def fg_a|[gB]3 B2[gd]/[ae]/|bfd ecA|(B3B2||)

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Emerald Isle

This is from "Howe’s Jigs and Reels" circa 1867. Although it’s in 6/8 it feels more like a sentimental waltz to me.
I suspect it had words at some point, I’d be curious if anyone had run across them.