A party of Americans visiting the Lakes of Killarney. Ireland, hear the sound of sweet music coming from a nearby cottage. On investigation they find a young man playing the violin and in rapt attention his old mother sitting by the fireside. One of the tourists, John Foster, recognizing the musical genius, gives the lad, Terence, his card and tells him if he ever comes to America to call and see him at his office. For weeks and months after the tourists have paid their visit to the humble cottage Terence dreams of a musical career in the States. To gratify his desire his self-sacrificing mother surrenders her life's savings to pay the boy's passage. Arriving in America Terence locates the office of John Foster and tells of his ambition. The kind-hearted banker arranges to start the Irish boy on his career. A year later we find Terence the lion of the season, but sad to say he thinks seldom of his old mother and Killarney. The mother in despair, when no news comes from her boy, tells ...
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The only surviving print of this film was discovered in the holdings of the Dutch Filmmuseum in the Netherlands. The version released on DVD by the Irish Film Institute retains the Dutch intertitles found in this print. See more