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1984
The vans they come in convoys now Stealing through the dawn Silent in the countryside In the hills up to the north There´...
Author: Justin Sullivan
40 Shades Of Blue
Oh it's midnight on the Bowery and your feet are soakin' wet And you've drank your last brass farthin' You'd sell your soul fo...
Author: Larry Kirwan
A Begging I Will Go
Of all the trades in England, a-beggin' is the best For when a beggar's tired, You can lay him down to rest. And a-begging I w...
Author: Traditional
A Breath of Peace
This song is for all the violent dead Who know eternal peace United Forever for all the families Who grieve the slaughtered f...
Author: Adrian Fox
A Day In Eirinn
Four gleaming scythes in the sunshine swaying, Through the deep hush of a summer´s day, Before their edges four stout men s...
Author: Michael Scanlan
A Jug Of Punch
One pleasant evening in the month of June As I was sitting with my glass and spoon A small bird sat on an ivy bunch And the s...
Author: Traditional
A Man You Don't Meet Every Day
Oh my name is Jock Stewart I'm a canny gun man And a roving young fellow I've been So be easy and free when you're drinking wi...
Author: Traditional
A Man's A Man
Is there for honest poverty That hings his heed and a' that The coward slave we pass him by We dare be poor for a' that For ...
Author: Robert Burns
A Nation Once Again
When boyhood's fire was in my blood I read of ancient freemen, For Greece and Rome who bravely stood, Three hundred men and t...
Author: Thomas Osbourne Davis
A Pair Of Brown Eyes
One summer evening drunk to hell I sat there nearly lifeless An old man in the corner sang Where the water lilies grow And o...
Author: Shane MacGowan
A Place In The Choir
All god's creatures got a place in the choir Some sing low and some sing higher Some sing out loud on the telephone wire Some...
Author: Bill Staines
A Prudent Thief
A prudent thief should never drink so much that he becomes bold. Because a thief who boasts and brags will rarely live to grow ...
Author: Cindy Vanous
A Rainy Night In Soho
I've been loving you a long time Down all the years, down all the days And I've cried for all your troubles Smiled at your fu...
Author: Shane MacGowan
A Rebel Song
Come workers, sing a rebel song, a song of love and hate, Of love unto the lowly, and of hatred to the great The great who t...
Author: James Connolly
A Soldier's Song
We'll sing a song, a soldier's song With cheering, rousing chorus As round our blazing fires we throng, The starry heavens...
Author: Peadar Kearney
A Song Of The Loyal Irish
Boys, O Boys! Listen here to me, We´re going to live in a State that´s Free, Good English citizens all we´ll be; And...
Author: Brian O'Higgins
A Trace Boy On Ligoniel Hill
Do ye mind the old horse trams a long time ago, As they passed through the city at jog trot or slow? On the level they cantere...
Author: Hugh Quinn
A Walk in the Irish Rain
When the sun goes down o'er Dublin town The colors last for hours, oh The lights come on, the night's a song And the streets ...
Author: S Spurgin
Aiden McAnespie
Twas on a Sunday evening the sun was in the sky As he walked his way to the Gaelic pitch never thinking he was going to die Bu...
Author: Gerry Cunningham
Aliens
The sky has changed from blue to green The ocean has changed from blue to red I saw a horse standing in a field Eating up the...
Author: Hugh O'Neill
All Around My Hat
My love she was fair, and my love she was kind And cruel the judge and jury that sentenced her away For thieving was a thing t...
Author: Unknown
All For Me Grog
And it's all for me grog, me jolly, jolly grog All for me beer and tobacco Well I spent all me tin on the lassies drinking gin...
Author: Unknown
All I Have
There was a time I gave too much away Many times, I craved a touch too deep Noe I stand, alone, alone. There was a time, that...
Author: Eleanor McEvoy
All song is sung
The fire is out, we lost our name But the ghost of our friends to us remain Pale in the dark Here was never a god But we smi...
Author: Stefan Arndt
American Wake
Open up the door, she's standin' there With the smile in her eyes but the gray in her hair Betrays the fact you strayed far fr...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Among The Living
i was on the front line of the march down on william street crowd a cheering, some stones were thrown but otherwise at peace g...
Author: Tim MacGlashen
An alarc'h
(from Breizh, in Brezhoneg language) Un alarc'h, un alarc'h tra mor (bis) War lein tour moal kastell Arvor Dinn, dinn, ...
Author: Traditional
An Bhean Udaí Thall - Leagan a hAon (I)
(An Bhean) Tá mo grábháil í, a shí ógó *) Greamaithe don dheánaí...
Author: Traditional
An Bhean Udaí Thall - Leagan a Trí (III)
(An Bhean) Tá mo ghruaig gheal bhuí , a shí ógó Greamaithe don fheamnaigh a hóg&oa...
Author: Traditional
An Bhean Udaídh Thall - Leagan a Dó (II)
(An Bhean) A bhean udaí thall, a shíogó Ag siubhal a' chladaigh, a hóró Nach truagh leat...
Author: Traditional
An cailín deas óg
An cailín deas óg a bhfuil mé ar a tóir, Mo chreach mhaidne brón ní castar liom &iacu...
Author: Traditional
An Cailín Gaelach
B'aite liom féin a bheith 'r thaobh mala shléibhe 'Gus cailín Gaelach a bheith 'mo chomhair Bheinn d&aacu...
Author: Traditional
An Irish Lullaby
Over in Killarney Many years ago, Me Mither sang a song to me In tones so sweet and low. Just a simple little ditty, In her...
Author: J R Shannon
An Irishman's Epistle To The Officers And Troops At Boston
By my faith but I think ye're all makers of bulls, With your brains in your breeches, your bums in your skulls Get home with y...
Author: Unknown
An Roghainn
Choisich mi cuide ri mo thuigse a-muigh ri taobh a' chuain; bha sinn còmhla ach bha ise a' fuireach tiotan bhuam. ...
Author: Somhairle Mac 'ill Eathain
Angel of Delight, The
I´ve heard it told from long ago That between these walls there lives a soul And he visits you in your deepest dreams Befo...
Author: Andy McLarney
Aragon Mill, The
At the east end of town At the foot of the hill There's a chimney so tall It says Aragon Mill. But there's no smoke at all...
Author: Si Kahn
Aran's Lonely Home
If you that has your liberty I pray you will draw near A sad and dismal story I mean to let you hear While in a distant coun...
Author: Unknown
Aria
I praise you day by day - father in heaven our saviour - the golden era leaves us now. Sadness and loneliness on my heart - ...
Author: Mick O'Brien
Arthur McBride
I once had a comrade named Arthur McBride as we were a-walking along the seaside As we were a-walking to bathe in the tide It...
Author: Unknown
As I Roved Out
As I roved out on a May morning, on a May morning right early I met me love upon the way, Oh Lord, but she was early And she...
Author: Traditional
As I Walked Out
As I walked out on an evening so clear, A young man lamented for the loss of his dear, And as he lamented, full sore he did cr...
Author: Unknown
At Twenty-One
At twenty-one I first begun To court my neighbor's child We both being young and full of fun Bright Phoebus on us smiled We ...
Author: Unknown
Auld Lang Syne
Should auld acquaintance be forgot And never brought to mind? Sould auld acquaintance be forgot And days of auld lang syne ...
Author: Robert Burns
Auld Triangle, The
A hungry feeling, came o'er me stealing And the mice they were squealing in my prison cell And that auld triangle, went jingle...
Author: Brendan Behan
Báidin Fheilidhmidh
Báidín Fheidhlimidh d'imigh go Gabhla, Báidín Fheidhlimidh 's Feidhlimidh ann Báidín...
Author: Traditional
Bachelor's Walk
You true-born sons of Erin´s Isle, come listen to my song, My tale is one of sorrow but I won´t detail you long, Concern...
Author: Unknown
Back Home In Derry
In 1803 we sailed out to sea Out from the sweet town of Derry For Australia bound if we didn't all drown And the marks of our...
Author: Bobby Sands
Ballad Of St Anne's Reel
He was stranded in some tiny town on fair Prince Edward Island Waiting for a ship to come and find him A one horse place, a fr...
Author: David Mallett
Ballad Of The Sea, The
I walked alone in foggy dew Just me and my memories A voice out seaward beckons thru A whistle of love for me, for me A whis...
Authors: Marc Gunn, Andrew McKee
Baloo Baleerie
Chorus: Baloo baleerie, baloo baleerie, baloo baleerie, baloo balee Verse: Gang awa' peerie faeries, gang awa' peerie f...
Author: Traditional
Band Played Waltzing Matilda, The
When I was a young man I carried me pack And I lived the free life of the rover From the Murray's green basin to the dusty out...
Author: Eric Bogle
Bandit Song, The
Oh I am a Rover, I roam the land over, and I'll never settle until I get caught. From village to township my sword hangs at ...
Author: Westan James
Banks Of My Own Lovely Lee, The
How oft do my thoughts in their fancy take flight To the home of my childhood away, To the days when each patriot's vision s...
Authors: Dick Forbes, J. C. Flanahan
Banks Of Newfoundland, The
On St. Patrick's Day, the seventeenth, from New York we set sail Kind fortune did favour us wi' a sweet and a pleasant gale We...
Author: Traditional
Banks Of The Roses, The
On the Banks of the Roses me love and I sat down And I took out me fiddle for to play me love a tune And in the middle of the ...
Author: Traditional
Banna Strand
'Twas on Good Friday morning, All in the month of May, A German Ship was signalling, Beyond out in the Bay, We had twent...
Author: Unknown
Bard Of Armagh, The
Oh, list to the lay of a poor Irish harper And scorn not the strains of his old withered hand But remember his fingers they on...
Author: Traditional
Barleycorn, The
There were three farmers in the north, as they were passing by They swore an oath, a mighty oath, that barleycorn should die O...
Author: Traditional
Barnyards Of Delgaty
As I got down to Turra market, Turra market for to fee I fell in with a wealthy farmer, the barnyards of Delgaty A linten ad...
Author: Traditional
Barry's Column
From East to West, from North to South, They tried to hunt the column out But the Tans were forced to go without The boys of ...
Author: Unknown
Barrymore Tithe Victory, The
There was a poor man and he had but one cow The Parson had seized her and well he knew how, So beauteous her horns and sleek...
Author: Unknown
Beer Beer Beer
A long time ago, way back in history, when all there was to drink was nothin but cups of tea. Along came a man by the name o...
Author: Traditional
Belfast Brigade
Craigavon sent the Specials out, To shoot the people down, He thought the IRA were dead, In dear old Belfast town, But h...
Author: Unknown
Bewitchin' Brenda
I met the girl I love before church on an august day. I'd like to say she was heaven sent, and for me did kneel and pray. ...
Author: D. Miller
Big Fellah, The
Mo chara is mo lao thu! My friend and my calf Is aisling trí néallaibh A vision in dream Do deineadh aréir dom ...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Birmingham Six
There were six men in Birmingham In Guildford there's four That were picked up and tortured And framed by the law And the fi...
Author: Shane MacGowan
Black '47
Everything is still Not a chicken not a body Just an awful sickenin' silence roarin' in my ears And the fog of death deepens ...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Black And Tan Gun, The
It was down in the town of old Bantry, Where most of the fighting was done, It was there that a young Irish soldier, Was shot...
Author: Unknown
Black Cavalry, The
In the first of me downfall I put out the door And I straight made me way on for Carrick-on-Suir Going out by Rathronan 'twas ...
Author: Traditional
Black is the Color
Black is the color of my true love`s hair Her lips are like some roses fair She`s the sweetest face and the gentlest hands. I...
Author: Christy Moore
Black Rose
Mister Frankie Diamond was my best friend We were partners in a business down on C & 7th Nothin' ever got this good brother do...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Black Velvet Band, The
Well, in a neat little town they call Belfast, apprentice to trade I was bound Many an hours sweet happiness, have I spent in t...
Author: Traditional
Black Watch, The
You've heard about the B-men, the cruel RUC You've heard about the black'n'tans in bygone history Well there's another regimen...
Author: Unknown
Blantyre Explosion
By Clide's bonnie banks as I sadly did wander among the pit heaps as evening grew high. I spied a young maiden all dressed ...
Author: Traditional
Blarismoor Tragedy, The
Oh, Lord! Grant me direction To sing this foul transaction Which causes sad reflection Late done at Blarismoor. By wicke...
Author: Unknown
Blind Mary / Her Dear Old Donegal
Now that she's so far away from her dear old hills of Donegal I wonder does she ever think of me at all On that wet Monday I d...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Blood all on the grass
There´s a thunder on the wind my friend Today this tale begun You here the shouts of fightin´ men And the beatin´ of...
Authors: Sue Neaves, Stefan Arndt
Blood Red Roses
Our boots and clothes are all in pawn Go down, you blood red roses, Go down It's mighty drafty 'round Cape Horn Go down, you ...
Author: Traditional
Blood Wedding
Carlita Is Waiting Down On C & 9Th In Mantilla And Lace And Her Lover's Knife Cries Out For Revenge But She Is Silent Like A...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Blow Ye Winds
Blow ye winds, hi ho, aroving I will go I'll stay no more 'round England's shore, so let the music play I'll be off on the mor...
Author: Sarah Makem
Blue Bird, The
The lake lay Blue, below the hill. As I looked, there flew across the water cold and still, a bird, Whose wings were pales...
Author: Charles Villiers Stanford
Blue Heaven
Alligators snap at your ankles And branches snap at your brain If I ever get through this swamp alive I'll never more pray fo...
Authors: Philip Chevron, Darryl Hunt
Bobby Sands MP
My name is Bobby Sands, MP Born in the city of Belfast Divided by religion I grew up fast I was stabbed and I was spat upon...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Bold Belfast Shoemaker, The
Come all you true born Irishmen wherever you may be I hope you'll pay attention and listen unto me I am a bold shoemaker, Sa...
Author: Unknown
Bold Black And Tan, The
Says Lloyd-George to Macpherson, "l give you the sack, To uphold law and order you haven't the knack, I'll send over Greenwo...
Author: Unknown
Bold Fenian Men, The
See who comes over the red blossomed heather Their green banners kissing the pure mountain air Heads erect eyes front, steppin...
Author: Michael Scanlan
Bold O'Donahue
Well, here I am from Paddys land, the land of high renown I broke the hearts of all the girls four miles from Keady Town And w...
Author: Traditional
Bold Robert Emmet
The struggle is over, the boys are defeated, Old Ireland´s surrounded with sadness and gloom, We were defeated and shameful...
Author: Unknown
Bonfire On The Border, The
Twas on July the twenty-eighth In the year of thirty-seven, A fire was lit without a grate And the flames leaped high to heav...
Author: Brian O'Higgins
Bonnie Dundee
To the Lords o' Convention 'twas Claverhouse spoke E'er the King's crown go down there are crowns to be broke So each cavalier...
Author: Traditional
Botany Bay
Farewell to your bricks and mortar, farewell to your dirty lies Farewell to your gangers and gang planks And to hell with your...
Author: Traditional
Both Sides The Tweed
What's the spring breathing jasmine and rose What's the summer with all its gay train What's the splendour of autumn to those ...
Author: Dick Gaughan
Boulavogue
At Boulavogue as the sun was setting on the bright May meadows of Shelmaliar A rebel hand set the heather blazing and brought t...
Author: Patrick Joseph McCall
Boys From The County Hell
On the first day of March it was raining It was raining worse than anything that I have ever seen I drank ten pints of beer an...
Author: Shane MacGowan
Boys Of Kilmichael, The
On the twentieth day of November, The day that the tans left Macroom. They were loaded in two Crossley tenders Not knowing th...
Author: Unknown
Boys Of Mullachbawn, The
On a Monday morning early As my wand'ring steps did lead me, Down by a farmer's station, Of meadow and green lawn, I hea...
Author: Unknown
Boys of the Old Brigade, The
Oh, father why are you so sad On this bright Easter morn´ When Irish men are proud and glad Of the land that they were ...
Author: Traditional
Boys Of Wexford, The
In comes the captain's daughter, the captain of the Yeos, Saying, "Brave United man, we'll ne'er again be foes. A thousand pou...
Author: R. D. Joyce
Brave Tom Williams
Time goes by and years roll onward, Still a memory I shall keep Of a night in Belfast prison; Unashamedly, I saw men weep....
Author: Unknown
Brawl of Britannia, The
Let me tell you a story of when men were still men It was the brawl of Britannia eighteen hundred and ten From the northern hi...
Author: Rune Larsen
Brennan On The Moor
'Tis of a brave young highwayman this story I will tell His name was Willie Brennan and in Ireland he did dwell It was on the ...
Author: Traditional
Brian Bórú
(Gaeilge) Maraíodh Brian Boru chun beatha na hÉireann Síochain in gCuige Uladh agus i mBaile 'Cliath Aon...
Author: Alan Stivell
Bring Them Home
In the jail that held Mc Swiney In the prison where he died Lies two daughters of old Ireland And they fill my heart with pri...
Author: Unknown
British Army, The
When I was young I used to be as fine a man as ever you'd see Til the Prince of Wales he said to me: "Come and join the British...
Author: Traditional
Broad Black Brimmer, The
There's an uniform that's hanging in what's known as father's room An uniform so simple in his style It has no braid of gold o...
Author: Noel Nagle
Brothers In Arms
These mist-covered mountains Are home now for me But my home is the lowlands And always will be Someday you'll return to Y...
Author: Mark Knopfler
Buachaill ón Éirne
Buachaill ón Éirne mé 's bhréagfainn féin cailín deas óg Ní iarrfainn b...
Author: Traditional
Burke's Dream
Sadly but slowly one night in November I laid down my weary head for to repose On my pillow of straw which I long shall reme...
Author: James Conway
But all the girls
There´s a tear in my eye and I´m wondering why For it never should be there at all Lost in a dream of the days gone by ...
Author: Stefan Arndt
Butcher Boy, The
In London city where I did dwell, a butcher boy I loved right well He courted me my life away, but now with me he will not stay...
Author: Traditional
By Peter Kerrivan
By Peter Kerrivan we are the Masterless Men, We have no lord to serve we live by wile and nerve. The British Navy they come ...
Author: Hugh Scott
Bye Bye Rangers
Yo ho ho, off we go What do you know, it's nine in a row Bye bye Rangers Celtic's on the ball again, on the way to make it te...
Author: Unknown
Cúnla (Irish Gaelic version)
Cé hé siúd thíos atá ag leagadh na gclathacha? (3x) "Mise mé féin," ...
Author: Traditional
Cad é sin do'n té sin
Chuaigh mé chun aonaigh is dhíol mé mo bhó Ar chúig phunta airgid is ar ghiní bhu&iac...
Author: Traditional
Cahir O'Doherty
By the Spanish plumed hat and the costly attire, And the dark eye that´s blended of midnight and fire, And the bearing and ...
Author: Unknown
Caislean Óir
Thart orainn Reált geal san oíche Tá'n fharraige chiúin Agus suaimhneas sa ghaoth An fharraige c...
Author: Clannad
Cam Ye By Atholl
Cam ye by Atholl lad wi' the philabeg Down by the Tummel or banks o' the Garry? Saw ye the lads wi' their bonnets and white co...
Author: Traditional
Cam Ye O'er Frae France
Cam ye o'er frae France? Cam ye doon by Lunnon? Saw ye Geordie Whelps and his bonnie woman? Were ye at the place ca'd the Kitt...
Author: Traditional
Cape of Good Hope
I´m going to the place where the gods fight wars Where the angels sit in silence while the demons roar It will take me ten ...
Author: Stian Tønnesen
Captain, My Captain
Daybreak has lifted the foggy veil Sailors away May steady winds fill fast your sail All through the day And may good fortun...
Author: Stef Sigfalk
Carrickfergus
I wish I was in Carrickfergus Only for nights in Ballygrand I would swim over the deepest ocean Only for nights in Ballygrand...
Author: Traditional
Carrickfergus (II)
I wish I was in Carrickfergus Only for nights in Ballygrand I would swim over the deepest ocean Only for nights in ballygr...
Author: Traditional
Carrickfergus (III)
I wish I was in Carrickfergus Only for nights in Ballygrand I would swim over the deepest ocean The deepest ocean, my love to...
Author: Traditional
Casadh Cam na Feadarnaí
Casadh Cam na Feadarnaí Ag Casadh Cam na Feadarnaí Ar a dhul isteach sa tsléibh dhuit Ar thaobh do l&a...
Authors: Traditional, Pádraigin Ní Uallachain
Catalpa
A noble whale ship and commander Called the Catalpa, they say Came out to Western Australia And took six poor Fenians away...
Author: Unknown
Cúnla
Who is that there that's rapping the door to me? Who is that there that's rapping the door to me? Who is that there that's rap...
Author: Traditional
Celtic Song, The
Hail Hail, The Celts are here, What the hell do we care, What the hell do we care, Hail Hail, The Celts are here, What the h...
Author: Unknown
Celtic Symphony
it was far across the sea when the devil got a hold of me he wouldn't set me free so he kept me soul for ransom na na na na na...
Author: Brian Warfield
Celtic, Celtic
Celtic, Celtic thats the team for me, Celtic, Celtic on to victory, They're the finest team in Scotland, I'm sure you will agr...
Author: Unknown
Champion At Keeping Them Rolling
I am an old-timer, I travel the road I sit in me wagon and lumber me load Me hotel is the jungle, a camp me abode And I'm w...
Author: Ewan MacColl
Children Of The Dole
Pictures of the children on the classroom wall Frankie Brown's in front of them the fairest of them all. Working for the futur...
Author: The Sands Family
Clare's Dragoons
When on Ramilles´ bloody field The baffled French were forced to yield, The victor Saxon backward reeled Before the charge...
Author: Thomas Osbourne Davis
Cobbler, The
Oh, me name is Dick Darby, I'm a cobbler, I served me time at old camp Some call me an old agitator, but now I'm resolved to re...
Author: Traditional
Cockies Of Bungaree, The
Come, all you weary travellers who's out of work, just mind If you take a trip to Bungaree, it's plenty there you'll find Take...
Author: Traditional
Cod Liver Oil
I'm a young married man and I'm tired of me life For lately I married an ailing young wife She does nothing all day only sits ...
Author: Traditional
Cold Blow And The Rainy Night
Me hat is frozen to me head, me body is like a lump o'lead, me shoes have frozen to me feet from standing at your window. ...
Author: Traditional
Cold Rain and Snow
Well I married me a wife, she's been trouble all my life Run me out in the cold rain and snow Rain and snow..., Run me out in ...
Author: Traditional
Come A' Ye Tramps An' Hawkers
O come a' ye tramps an' hawkers an' gaitherers o' blaw That tramps the country roun' an' roun', come listen ane and a' I'll te...
Author: Traditional
Come Out Ye Black And Tans
I was born on a Dublin street where the Royal drums did beat And the loving English feet they walked all over us And each and ...
Author: Dominic Behan
Come To The Bower
Will you come to the bower o'er the free boundless ocean Where stupendous waves roll in thundering motion Where the mermaids a...
Author: Traditional
Congo River
Oh was you ever on the Congo River Blow boys blow Black Fever makes the white man shiver Blow me bullyboys blow A Yankee ...
Author: Traditional
Coronation Cup, The
Said Lizzie to Phillip as they sat down to dine, I've just had a note from an old friend of mine, His name is 'Big Geordie' he...
Author: Unknown
Cotton Fields
Now the party's over And the money's all gone You remember feeling like Jesus' son Your girl has left your side And now you...
Author: Shane MacGowan
Courtin' In The Kitchen
Come single belle and beau, unto me pay attention Don't ever fall in love, for it's the devil's own invention For once I fell ...
Author: Traditional
Courtin' In The Kitchen
Come single belle and beau, Unto me pay attention Don't ever fall in love, Tis the devil's own invention For once I fell in ...
Author: Unknown
Cragie Hills
It being in spring when the small birds were singing Down by a shady harbour I carelessly did stray Where the thrushes they we...
Author: Traditional
Craic Was Ninety In The Isle Of Man, The
Ah weren't we the rare old stock Spent the evening getting locked In the Ace of Hearts Where the high stools were engaging O...
Author: Barney Rush
Croppy Boy, The
It was early, early all in the spring, the birds did whistle and sweetly sing Changing their notes from tree to tree, and the s...
Author: Traditional
Croppy Boy, The
"Good men and true! in this house who dwell. To a stranger bouchal I pray you tell, Is the priest at home? or may he be seen?...
Author: Carroll Malone
Croppy Boy, The
It was early, early in the Spring The small birds whistled sweet did sing, Changing their notes from tree to tree, And the...
Author: Unknown
Crossmaglen
Oh I'll sing a song, Of the bravest men! That famous fighting unit from Armagh (TIOCFAIDH AR LA) They are the men, From Cros...
Author: Éire Óg
Cruiscín Lán
Let the farmer praise his grounds, let the huntsman praise his hounds Let the shepherd praise his dewyscented lawn Oh but I'm ...
Author: Traditional
Cuach mo lon dubh buí
Bhí mise´s mo bhean bheag lá gabháil a´ bóthar, `S oró grá mo chroí, Is...
Author: Altan
Cullins of Rhum, The
Soon shall I see thy bright shores in the sunlight The heather of hill and the rising of morn The rolling grey seamist rolls e...
Author: Traditional
Dónal agus Mórag
Bhí móran daoine uasal ann Bhí tuatanaigh na h-Alban ann Bhí `n maistir scoile is an ministir ann ...
Author: Traditional
Dúlamán
(This version of the song as played by Altan) A'nion mhin ó, sin anall na fir shuiri, A mhaithair mhin ó! Cuir...
Author: Traditional
D-Day Dodgers, The
We are the D-Day Dodgers way out in Italy Always on the vino, always on the spree Eighth Army scroungers and their tanks We l...
Author: Unknown
Daddy Is Gone To The Fair
Daddy´s gone off to the fair Just before daylight was peeping, O Daddy went off on the mare While his wee laddy was sleepi...
Author: Francis A Fahy
Dainty Davy
Sleep oh babe, for the red bee hums, the silent twilight falls, eeval from the grey rock comes, to wrap the world in thrall! ...
Author: Traditional
Danny Boy
Oh Danny Boy the pipes, the pipes are calling from glen to glen and down the mountain side The summer's gone and all the rose...
Author: Traditional
Danny Boy
Danny came over to old New York From Bandon town in the county Cork He got a room on the avenue in Woodside Queens And a job ...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Danny Farrell
I knew Danny Farrell when his football was a can With his hand-me-downs and Welliers and his sandwiches of bran But now that p...
Author: Pete St. John
Dark Iniseoghain
The maidens of beauty and swains so forlorn That carelessly wander away from your home I am off by the moonlight and break of ...
Author: Traditional
Dark Streets Of London
I like to walk in the summer breeze Down Dalling Road by the dead old trees And drink with my friends in the Hammersmith Broad...
Author: Shane MacGowan
Dear Old Ireland
Deep in Canadian woods we´ve, met From one bright island flown; Great is the land we tread but yet Our hearts are with our...
Author: Timothy Daniel Sullivan
Desperate
Go to the church but the preacher he just preach at me Go to the club but the women all ignore me Want a relationship, I want ...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Dicey Reilly
Poor aul Dicey Reilly she has taken to the sup Poor aul Dicey Reilly she will never give it up It's off each morning to the pu...
Author: Traditional
Different Drummer
Born on a black monday, me mother screamin' curses Me ould lad in the pub losin' money on the horses Me Granny kicked in the d...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Dirty Old Town
I met my love by the gasworks wall Dreamed a dream by the old canal I kissed my girl by the factory wall Dirty old town, dirt...
Author: Ewan MacColl
Don't Get Married
Don't get married girls, you'll sign away your life You may start off as a woman but you'll end up as the wife You could be a ...
Author: Leon Rosselson
Donegal Danny
I remember the night that he came in From the wintry cold and damp A giant of a man in an oilskin coat And the bundle that to...
Author: Phil Coulter
Down By The Glenside
'Twas down by the Glenside I met an old woman A plucking young nettles she ne'er saw me coming I listened a while to the song ...
Author: Peadar Kearney
Down By The Liffeyside
'Twas down by Anna Liffey, my love and I did stray Where in the good old slushy mud the sea gulls sport and play We got the wh...
Author: Peadar Kearney
Down by the Sally Gardens
It was down by the Sally Gardens, my love and I did meet. She crossed the Sally Gardens with little snow-white feet. She bid m...
Author: William Butler Yeats
Down Erin's Lovely Lee
On March the sixth in sixty three we sailed from Queenstown Quay A gallant band of Fenian men bound for Amerikay While journ...
Author: Unknown
Dreamcatcher
Hear my silent prayer Heed my quiet call When the dark and blue surround you Step into my sigh Look inside the light You wi...
Author: Nikki Matheson
Drink It Up Men
At the pub on the crossroads there's whiskey and beer There's brandy from cognac that's fragrant but dear But for killing the ...
Author: Traditional
Drunken Sailor
What shall we do with the drunken sailor early in the morning Hooray up he rises early in the morning Put him in the b...
Author: Unknown
Dublin Fusiliers, The
Well, you've heard about the Indians with their tommy hawks and spears And of the UN warriors the heroes of recent years Also ...
Author: Unknown
Dumbarton's Drums
Dumbarton's drums they sound sae bonnie When they remind me of my Jeannie Such fond delight can steal upon me When Jeannie kn...
Author: Traditional
Dust My Blues
Gonna get up in the morning I believe I'll dust my blues. Gonna get up in the morning I believe I'll dust my blues. Well I...
Author: Elmor James
Dying Rebel, The
The night was dark, and the fight was over, The moon shone down O'Connell Street, I stood alone, where brave men perished ...
Author: Unknown
Easy And Slow
'twas down by christchurch i first met with annie a neat little girl and not a bit shy she told me her father who came from du...
Author: Traditional
Eileen Aroon
I know a valley fair, Eileen Aroon I know a cottage there, Eileen Aroon Far in the valley shade I know a tender maid Flow'r o...
Author: Traditional
Eileen Og
Eileen Og an' that the darlin's name is Through the Barony her features they were famous If we loved her then who was there to...
Author: Percy French
Enchanted
We crossed our paths by the silver birch in fall You laughed at my jokes as we walked towards the shore Enchanting your smile,...
Author: Andy McLarney
Enniskillen Dragoons, The
Fare thee well Enniskillen, fare thee well for a while And all around the borders of Erin's green isle And when the war is ove...
Author: Traditional
Eoghainín Ó Ragadáin
Is trua gán mé thiar ag Eoghainín Seachtain nó dhó go gcóiríodh s m´fhallai...
Author: Altan
Eppie Morrie
Four-and-twenty Highland men Came a' from Carrie side, To steal awa Eppie Morrie 'Cause she would not be a bride. Out it's...
Author: Unknown
Erin Go Bragh
I'll tell you a story of a row in the town, When the green flag went up and the Crown rag came down, 'Twas the neatest and swe...
Author: Peadar Kearney
Erin's Green Shore
One evening of late as I rambled On the banks of a clear purling stream I sat down on a bed of primroses And I gently fell in...
Author: Mick Moloney
Fair At Turloughmore
Come tell me, dearest mother, what makes my father stay Or what can be the reason that he's been so Iong away? Oh hold your ...
Author: Unknown
Fairytale Of New York
It was Christmas Eve babe in the drunk tank An old man said to me, won't see another one And then he sang a song, The Rare Old...
Author: Shane MacGowan
Famine Ship, The
Like a funeral cortege in Dublin Maynooth and Mullingar, The Famine ship came sailing Through Longford and Castlebar. It anc...
Author: Adrian Fox
Fanatic Heart
I remember your eyes from the 12th of July When the sirens were screamin' and the flames lit the sky And you held me so tight,...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Far Away In Australia
Sweetheart I'm bidding you fond farewell Murmured a youth one day I'm off to a new land my fortune to try And I'm ready to ...
Author: Traditional
Farewell To Carlingford
When I was young and in my prime and could wander wild and free There was always a longing in my mind to follow the call of the...
Author: Tommy Makem
Farmer Michael Hayes
I am a bold undaunted fox that never was before on tramp My rent, rate and taxes I was willing for to pay I made my name in fi...
Author: Unknown
Father Murphy
Come all you warriors and renowned nobles Give ear unto my warlike theme While I relate how brave Father Murphy He lately ...
Author: Unknown
Father's Blessing
Children's laughter children tears Childish joys of childhood years Are just memories of our once happy home Its not death th...
Author: Unknown
Fear a Bhata
I climb the hilltop, I search the ocean To see my boatman, my heart´s devotion When will I see him, today, tomorrow Wil...
Author: Unknown
Fenian Record Player, The
Wee Willie John McFadden was a loyal Ulster Prod Who thought that Ian Paisley was one step down from God He scorned the litt...
Author: Unknown
Fenians
Pump your fist if you love freedom Pump your fist if you love culture For 150 years you've been creatin us Be hatin like Sata...
Author: Chris Byrne
Fenians Escape, The
Now boys, if you will listen, a story I'll relate I'll tell you of the noble men who from their foe escaped. Though bound with...
Author: Unknown
Fiddlers Green
As I walked by the dockside one evening so fair To view the salt waters and take in the salt air I heard an old fisherman sing...
Author: John Connolly
Fields of Athenry, The
By a lonely prison wall I heard a young girl calling Micheal they are taking you away For you stole Trevelyn's corn So the y...
Author: Pete St. John
Finnegans Wake
Tim Finnegan lived in Walkin Street, a gentle Irishman mighty odd He had a brogue both rich and sweet, an' to rise in the world...
Author: Traditional
Fire Maringo
Left him up and carry him along Fire Maringo, fire him away Lay him in the hole where he belong Fire Maringo, fire him away ...
Author: Unknown
Fire Of Freedom
Darlin, darlin' you've put up with so much Betrayed by your leaders, abandoned by your church I've watched you suffer, now you...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Fisherman's Dream
What happened to the fisherman's dream When they rowed their last boat down What happened to the dream of the fisherman When ...
Author: John Martyn
Fisherman's Song, The
By the storm torn shoreline A woman is standing, The spray strung like jewels in her hair. And the sea tore the rocks Ne...
Author: Andy M. Stewart
Flags Are Out For Celtic, The
The flags are gaily flying o'er Celtic Park today Because the lads of Celtic have shown the World the way They played the game...
Author: Unknown
Flower Of Scotland, The
O flower of Scotland When will we see Your like again That fought and died for Your wee bit hill and glen And stood against...
Author: Roy Williamson
Flower Of Sweet Strabane, The
If I were King of Ireland and all things at my will I'd roam through all creations new fortunes to find still And the fortune ...
Author: Traditional
Foggy Dew, The
As down the glen one Easter morn to a city fair rode I There Armed lines of marching men in squadrons passed me by No fife did...
Author: Traditional
Follow me up to Carlow
Lift Mac Cahir Og your face, Brooding o´er the old disgrace, That black Fitzwilliam stormed your place And drove you to th...
Author: Patrick Joseph McCall
For What Died The Sons Of Róisín
For What Died the Sons of Róisín, was it fame? For What Died the Sons of Róisín, was it fame? For what flowed Irel...
Author: Luke Kelly
Forgotten Hero
The Landlord's agents standing with their crowbars in their hands, Four little children watch the fire and do not understand ...
Author: Andy Irvine
Forty Shades of Green
I close my eyes and picture the emerald of the sea from the fishin boats at Dingle to the shores at Dunehea I miss the River S...
Author: Johnny Cash
Four Green Fields
"What did I have?", said the fine old woman "What did I have?", this proud old woman did say "I had four green fields, each o...
Author: Tommy Makem
Free Joe Now
The judge says to release him Yet he remains in jail They say that he's too dangerous No chance of gettin' bail Gangsters an...
Authors: Chris Byrne, Larry Kirwan
Free The People
Laws were made for people And the law can never scorn The right of a man to be free Free the people! Let them have their...
Authors: Phil Coulter, Bill Martin
Freedom's On The Wallaby
Australia's a big country, and freedom's humping bluey And Freedom's on the Wallaby, oh, can't you hear her cooey? She's just...
Author: Henry Lawson
From Clare To Here
Four who shared this room and we were caught up in the crack Sleeping late on Sundays and we never got to Mass It's a long w...
Author: Ralph McTell
Funky Ceílí (Bridie's Song)
Bridie was teachin' out in Carysfort I was workin' in the bank 2 pay checks every Friday And a Morris Minor out the back But...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Gallant Forty Twa, The
You may talk about your Lancers or your Irish Fusiliers The Aberdeen Militia or the Queen's own Volunteers Or any other regime...
Author: Traditional
Gallows, The
It stands alone against the sky where seawinds blow and seabirds fly a darkened and foreboding tree bet your purse it wait...
Author: Westan James
Galway Bay
If you ever go across the sea to Ireland Then maybe at the closing of your day You will sit and watch the moon rise over Cladd...
Author: Unknown
Galway City
As I roved out thro' Galway city at the hour of twelve at night Who should I see but a handsome damsel, combing her hair by can...
Author: Traditional
Galway Races
With me whack fol the do fol the diddlely idle ay And as I rode out through Galway Town to seek for recreation On the sevent...
Author: Traditional
Garvaghy Road
On a lonely Drumcree hill Ten thousand Orangemen are waiting. They want to walk the streets of Portadown Their sashes and the...
Authors: Pete St. John, Shebeen
General Munroe
My name is George Campbell at the age of eighteen I joined the United Men to strive for the green, And many a battle I did und...
Author: Unknown
Gentleman Soldier, The
Well, it's of a gentleman soldier as a sentry he did stand He saluted a fair maid by a waving of his hand So boldly then he ki...
Author: Traditional
Gentlemen, The
If you wake at midnight and hear a horse's feet, don't go pulling back the blind, nor looking in the street. Them that a...
Author: Unknown
Gibraltar
Sad are three homes in Belfast now Old Ireland shares their sorrow Braid Farrell, Sean Savage, and Daniel MacCann They died o...
Author: Unknown
Give Ireland Back To The Irish
Give Ireland Back To The Irish Don't Make Them Have To Take It Away Give Ireland Back To The Irish Make Ireland Irish Today ...
Author: Paul McCartney
Gleanntáin Ghlas' Ghaoth Dobhair
Céad slán ag sléibhte maorga chondae Dhún na nGall Agus dhá chéad slán ag an E...
Author: Proinsias Ó Maonaigh
Go Home Paddy
Mo chreach ghéarchúiseach Ná rabhas ar do chúlaibh nuair lámhadh an púdar, go ngeobhainn é im chom dheas...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Go On Home British Soldiers
Go on home British soldiers, go on home. Have you got no fuckin' homes of your own ? For eight hundred years we've fought you ...
Author: Unknown
Go To Sea No More
When first I landed in Liverpool, I went upon a spree Me money alas I spent it fast, got drunk as drunk could be And when that...
Author: Traditional
God Save Ireland
God save Ireland, said the heroes God save Ireland, said they all Whether on the scaffold high Or the battlefield we die Oh,...
Author: Timothy Daniel Sullivan
Goodbye Mick
The Ship it sails in half an hour to cross the broad Atlantic My friends are standing on the quay with grief and sorrow franti...
Author: Traditional
Grace
As we gather in the chapel here in old Kilmainham Jaill I think about these past few weeks, oh will they say we've failed? Fro...
Author: Unknown
Granuaile
All through the north as I walked forth for to view the shamrock plain I stood awhile where Nature smiles amid the rocks and st...
Author: Traditional
Green and Orange
Republican raving and terrorist attacks won't stop our marching, we'll stay on your backs We shout 'no surrender', no papists h...
Authors: V. Sheffer, T. Sheaffer, B. Colgan
Green And The White And The Gold, The
Run it up to the head of the flagpost, Swing it out where the four winds are met, For the great God who fashioned its birthin...
Author: Teresa Brayton
Green Fields Of France
Well, how do you do, Private William McBride, Do you mind if I sit down here by your graveside? And rest for awhile in the w...
Author: Eric Bogle
Green Gravel
Green gravel, green gravel Your grass is so green; You're the fairest young damsel I ever have seen. I washed her, I dress...
Author: Traditional
Green grow the rushes
There´s naught but care on every hand In ever hour that passes, O What signifies the life of man If it were not for the la...
Author: Traditional
Guide me to my gold
I've come to the point of no return From now it's on ahead Old lights are out, old bridges burn Old times are past and dead ...
Author: Stef Sigfalk
H-Block Song, The
I am a proud young Irishman. In Ulster's hills my life began; A happy boy through green fields ran; I kept God's and man's...
Author: Francie Brolly
Hackler From Grouse Hall, The
My name is Pat McDonnell and my age is eighty-four; Belov'd and well-respected by my neighbors one and all On St. Patrick's ...
Author: Unknown
Hats Off To Beer
There is a song that I love to sing And I'll Sing it now for you My friends, it is no mystery It's of the fine brown brew ...
Author: Jim Nelson
Haughs Of Cromdale, The
As I cam in by Auchendoun Just a wee bit fae the toon Tae the Hielands I was bound Tae view the Haughs o' Cromdale I met a m...
Author: Traditional
Haul Away Joe
When I was a little boy so my mother told me, to me Way haul away, we'll haul away Joe That if I did not kiss the girls, my ...
Author: Traditional
Heave Away, My Johnny
There's some that's bound for New York town and some that's bound for France Heave away me Johnny, heave away And some that's...
Author: Traditional
Helicopter Song, The
Up like a bird and high over the city "Three men are missing" I heard the warder cry "Sure it must have been a bird that flew ...
Author: Unknown
Henry Joy
An Ulsterman I am proud to be, From the Antrim Glens I come, Although I labour by the sea, I have followed flag and drum. ...
Author: Unknown
Her Dear Old Donegal
Now that she's so far away from her dear old hills of Donegal I wonder does she ever think of me at all On that wet Monday I d...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Here's a great night
Here's a great night, I feel like a king My breast's full of sunshine, my heart wants to sing Now is the time, a good day is d...
Author: Stef Sigfalk
Heroine Of Ross, The
Up from fitful sleep we wakened at the first kiss of the day; There was silence by our watchfires, for we knew the task that la...
Author: William Rooney
Hi For The Beggarman
The night being dark and very cold, a woman took pity on a poor old soul She took pity on a poor old soul and asked him to come...
Author: Traditional
High Germany
Oh Polly love, oh Polly the rout has now begun And we must go a marching at the beating of the drum Go dress yourself all in y...
Author: Traditional
Hills of Connemara, The
Gather up the pots and the old tin cans The mash, the corn, the barley and the bran. Run like the devil from the excise man ...
Author: Unknown
Holy Ground, The
Fare thee well my lovely Dinah, a thousand times adieu For we're going away from the Holy Ground and the girls we all love true...
Author: Traditional
Home by Bearna
In Scartaglenn there lives a lass and every Sunday after mass She would go and take a glass before going home by Bearna We w...
Author: Traditional
Hot Asphalt
Good evening all me jolly lads I'm glad to see you're well If you'll gather all around me now the story I will tell For I've g...
Author: Traditional
Hush
Hush, hush, time tae be sleepin'. Hush, hush, dreams come a-creepin'; Dreams of peace and of freedom, So smile in your sle...
Author: Unknown
I have a son
Caring for someone that's long out of vision Far out of reach from your love Takes you through some mindbraking, heartshaking ...
Author: Stef Sigfalk
I Know Who Is Sick
I know who is sick, I know who is sorry I know who I'll kiss, but the Lord knows who I'll marry Too-ree-oo-ree-ay ah, Too-re...
Authors: Joan Clancy, Pat Clancy
I Loved The Ground She Walked Upon
I loved the ground she walked upon And the air she would softly breathe The feather touch of her gentle lips That only a fool...
Author: Traditional
I Wish I Was Back In Liverpool
I wish I was back in Liverpool Liverpool town where I was born Where there ain't no trees, no scented breeze No fields of wav...
Authors: Stan Kelly, Leon Rosselson
I'll Tell Me Ma
I'll tell me ma when I get home, the boys won't leave the girls alone Pulled me hair, stole me comb but that's all right till I...
Author: Traditional
I'm A Rover
I'm a rover, seldom sober, I'm a rover of high degree It's when I'm drinkin' I'm always thinkin' how to gain my love's company ...
Author: Traditional
I.R.E.L.A.N.D
Come all ye lads and lassies and sit you down with me, And I will tell the truth about a land that`s dear to me, You`ve read i...
Author: Dermot Henry
If I Should Fall From Grace With God
If I should fall from grace with god where no doctor can relieve me If I'm buried 'neath the sod but the angels won't receive m...
Author: Shane MacGowan
If you're home before me
Me and my friend are crossing side by side Oceans deep and wide to get to where we're going Out there is my way, I know it can...
Author: Stef Sigfalk
In Alabama 1958
In Alabama 1958 The cost of human life was very low A man who's black is trampled on Just like men were a thousand years ag...
Author: Ewan MacColl
Informer, The
In a bar room near the border, Down a staircase dark and dim, Gathered soldiers from the front line, There to rest and settle...
Author: Gerry Breslin
Inishfree
I left the shore of Inishfree For the lights of the city streets Looking for fame and fortune And standing on my own two feet...
Author: Hugh O'Neill
Ireland Divided
Ireland divided never shall be-free, Ireland divided calls to you and me, To hear her call would fill your eyes with tears, ...
Author: Unknown
Ireland Unfree
In a dimly lit room by the smouldering fire Sat an old man so lonely so sad and so tired Once he struggled for freedom, now he...
Author: Unknown
Ireland's Fight For Freedom
In Ireland's fight for freedom, boys, The North has played her part, And though her day has yet to come, We never yet must...
Author: Unknown
Ireland, Boys, Hurrah !
From Dublin´s smoke to Connacht´s hills From Cork to Inishowen We´re gathered, hope our bosom thrills; Our trust - O...
Author: Michael Scanlan
Irish Free State, The
I went to see David, to London to David, I went to see David, and what did he do? He gave me a Free State, a nice little Free ...
Author: Unknown
Irish Molly O
Molly dear now did you hear the news that's going round Down in a corner of my heart a love is what you've found Every time I ...
Author: Traditional
Irish Navy, The
The Clíona, the Meabh and the Mucha The pride of the Irish navy When the Captain he blows on his whistle All the sailors g...
Authors: Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly
Irish Rover, The
On the Fourth of July 1806 we set sail from the sweet cove of Cork We were sailing away with a cargo of bricks for the grand Ci...
Author: Traditional
Irish Soldier Boy
At a cottage door one wintry night As the snow lay on the ground Stood a youthful Irish soldier boy for the mountains he was ...
Author: Unknown
Irish Soldier Laddie
'Twas a morning in July, I was walking to Tipperary When I heard a battle cry From the mountains over head As I looked up in...
Author: Unknown
Irish Ways And Irish Laws
Once upon a time there was Irish ways and Irish laws, Villages of I rish blood Waking to the morning, Waking to the morn...
Author: John Gibbs
Island Girl
With a wave of her hand and her sparkling eye My island girl waved me goodbye For another country in another time For another...
Author: Altan
Isle Of Arran
Take me back to the Isle of Arran I want to go back to that place I love I can see the bay Seabirds race the ferry The old c...
Author: Unknown
Isn't It Grand Boys
Look at the coffin, with golden handles Isn't it grand, boys, to be bloody-well dead? Let's not have a sniffle, let's have a...
Author: Traditional
Jackets Green, The
When I was a maiden fair and young, On the pleasant banks of Lee, No bird that in the greenwood sung, Was half so blithe a...
Author: Michael Scanlan
James Connolly
Marchin' down O'Connell Street with the Starry Plough on high There goes the Citizen Army with their fists raised in the sky L...
Author: Larry Kirwan
James Connolly (I)
Where oh where is our James Connolly? Where oh where is that gallant man? He´s gone to organise the union. That working me...
Author: Unknown
James Connolly (II)
A great crowd had gathered Outside of Kilmainhaim, With their heads uncovered they knelt on the ground, For inside that grim p...
Author: Unknown
Jeannie C
Come al ye lads draw near to me that i be not forsaken for this day is lost the "Jeannie C" and my living has been ...
Author: St. Rogers
Jimmy, dearest Jimmy
As I rode out one May morning along the riverside, a-walking all around there an Irish girl I spied, oh, red and rosy were her...
Author: Traditional
Joe MacManus
By an enemy's gun he was shot down Far from home in another town A freedom fighter he lived to be And we'll not rest 'til his...
Author: Unknown
Joe McCann
Come all you fine people wherever you be I'll sing of a brave Belfast man Who scorned the army's might , though they'd shoot h...
Author: Eamonn O'Doherty
Joe McDonnell
Oh my name is Joe McDonnell From Belfast town I came That city I will never see again For in the town of Belfast I spent man...
Author: Brian Warfield
John Barleycorn
There were three farmers in the North and as they were passing by They swore an oath, a mighty oath that John Barleycorn must d...
Author: Unknown
John Mitchel
I am a true-born Irishman, John Mitchel is my name: When first I joined my comrades from Newry town I came; I laboured hard bo...
Author: Unknown
John Thomson Song, The
A young lad named John Thomson, From the west of Fife he came, To play for Glasgow Celtic, And to build himself a name. On...
Author: Unknown
Johnny Cope
Cope sent a challenge frae Dunbar, sayin "Charlie meet me an' ye daur; An' I'll learn ye the airt o' war, if ye'll meet me in t...
Author: Traditional
Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye
While goin' the road to sweet Athy, hurroo, hurroo While goin' the road to sweet Athy, hurroo, hurroo While goin' the road to ...
Author: Unknown
Johnny Lad
I bought a wife in Edinburgh for a bawbee And then I got a farthing back to buy tobacco wi' And wi' you, and wi' you, and wi...
Author: Traditional
Johnny McGory
Hey, Johnny McGory Tell me where's your glory gone I saw you up in the Monto With your old leg gone A dirty Flanders bullet ...
Author: Pete St. John
Johnny's Gone To Hilo
My Johnny's gone, what shall I do? Johnny's gone to Hilo My Johnny's gone and I'll go too Johnny's gone to Hilo Hilo-you ...
Author: Traditional
Johnson's Motor Car
'Twas down by Brannigan's Corner, one morning I did stray I met a fellow rebel, and to me he did say "We've orders from the ca...
Author: Traditional
Jolly Tinker, The
As I went down a shady lane, as a door I chanced to knock Have you any pots or kettles with rusty holes to block? Well, inde...
Author: Traditional
Jug Of This
Ye mourners all as you pass by, come in and drink if you are dry Just call your drinks and think not amiss, and pop your nose i...
Author: Traditional
Kelly The Boy From Killan
What's the news, what's the news oh my bold Shelmalier With your long barrelled guns from the sea Say what wind from the south...
Author: Patrick Joseph McCall
Kerry Recruit, The
One morning in March I was digging the land, with me brogues on me feet and me spade in me hand And says I to myself, such a ...
Author: Traditional
Kevin Barry
In Mountjoy jail one Monday morning High upon the gallows tree Kevin Barry gave his young life For the cause of liberty J...
Author: Traditional
Kilkelly
Kilkelly, Ireland, 18 and 60, my dear and loving son John Your good friend the schoolmaster Pat McNamara's so good As to wri...
Author: Peter Jones
Killiecrankie
Whaur hae ye been sae braw lad? Whaur hae ye been sae brankie-o? Whaur hae ye been sae braw lad? Cam' ye by Killiecrankie-o? ...
Author: Robert Burns
Kitty
Oh Kitty, my darling, remember That the doom will be mine if I stay It's far better to part though it's hard to Than to rot i...
Author: Traditional
Lakes of Pontchartrain
T'was on one bright March morning I bid New Orleans adieu And I took the rode to Jackson town, me fortune to renew I cursed ...
Author: Unknown
Lammas Tide, The
When the muirmen whin their hay The doughty Douglas bound him ride Into England to drive a prey He chose the Gordons and the ...
Author: Traditional
Land Of DeValera
Sittin' up in Ranelagh drinkin' guinness in a bar Heavy metal on the box must have been Top of the Pops Lizzie's dead and gone...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Lanigan's Ball
In the town of Athol one Jeremy Lanigan Battered away 'til he hadn't a pound. His father died and made him a man again Left h...
Author: Traditional
Lark In The Morning, The
The lark in the morning she rises off her nest She goes home in the evening with the dew all on her breast And like the jolly ...
Author: Traditional
Las Vegas in the Hills of Donegal
You may talk about Atlantis, how it´s lost beneath the sea Or the grave of the unknown soldier and the cry of the old banshe...
Author: Pete Gallagher
Last House In Our Street
The last house in our street is the one we are living in Throw the ball against the wall and back to me All the other windows ...
Author: Unknown
Last Night I Had A Happy Dream
Last night I had a happy dream, though restless where I be I dreamed again, brave Irishmen, had set old Ireland free And how...
Author: Unknown
Last Of The Great Whales, The
My soul has been torn from me and I am bleeding My heart it has been rent and I am crying All the beauty around me fades and I...
Author: Andy Barnes
Leaving Nancy
In comes the train and the whole platform shakes It stops with a shudder and a screaming of brakes The parting has come and my...
Author: Eric Bogle
Leaving Of Liverpool, The
Farewell to Princes' landing stage River Mersey fare thee well I am bound for California, a place I know right well So fare ...
Author: Traditional
Legion Of The Rearguard, The
Up the Republic, they raise their battle cry, Pearse and McDermott will pray for you on high, Eager and ready, for love of y...
Author: Unknown
Leis an Lurrighan
On the ocean o´he Waves in motion o´ho Not but clouds could we see O´er the blue sea below Islay loomin&...
Author: Traditional
Let Erin Remember
Let Erin remember the days of old Ere her faithless sons betrayed her When Malachy wore the collar of gold That he won from t...
Author: Thomas Moore
Let the People sing
For those who are in love There's a song that's warm and tender. For those who are oppressed In song you can protest. So...
Author: Unknown
Lid Of My Granny's Bin
As I was climbing into bed At me poor granny's side I looked out the window; The Brits had arrived. The house was surrou...
Author: Joe Mulhearn
Lifeboat Mona, The
Remember December fifty-nine The howling wind and the driving rain Remember the gallant men who drowned On the lifeboat, Mona...
Author: Peggy Seeger
Limerick Is Beautiful
O! Limerick is beautiful, As everybody knows, And by that city of my heart How proud the Shannon flows! It sweeps down by th...
Author: Michael Scanlan
Limerick Rake, The
I am a young fellow that's easy and bold, In Castletown conners I'm very well known. In Newcastle West I spent many a note, W...
Author: Unknown
Little Beggarman, The
I am a little beggarman a beggin' I have been For three score or more in this little Isle of Green I'm known from the Liffey,...
Author: Traditional
Livin' In America
Oh, it's 6 o'clock and it's time to rock And me head is beatin' like a drum In the cold grey light, ah I feel like shite And ...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Loch Lomond
By yon bonnie banks, By yon bonnie brae The sun it shines on Loch Lomond Where me and my true love will never meet again on t...
Author: Traditional
Long Kesh
There is a place just outside Lisburn It´s a place that´s known to few Where a group of Irish rebels Are held by Faulkn...
Author: Unknown
Long March To Derry, The
It was on the first day of the year in 1969 We gathered at the City Hall, the weather being fine. With McCann in front to le...
Author: Unknown
Lord Franklin
It was homeward bound one night on the deep Swinging in my hammock I fell asleep I dreamed the dream and I thought it true Co...
Author: Traditional
Lord Nelson
Lord Nelson stood in pompous state,upon his pillar high And down along O'Connell Street he cast a wicked eye He thought how th...
Author: Tommy Makem
Lord Of The Dance
I danced in the morning when the world was young I danced in the moon and the stars and the sun I came down from heaven and I ...
Author: Sydney Carter
Losin' It
Chuckie said "I don't know what's goin' on I'm down on my knees and I'm ah uh oh losin' it Been up and down this New York town...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Louse House Of Kilkenny, The
Oh, the first of me downfall I set out the door I straight made me way on for Carrick-on-Suir Going out by Rathronan 'twas lat...
Author: Traditional
Love Is Pleasing
I wish, I wish, I wish in vain I wish I was a youth again But a youth again I can never be Till apples grow on an ivy tree ...
Author: Traditional
Love You 'til the End
I just want to see you When you're all alone I just want to catch you if I can I just want to be there When the morning ligh...
Author: Darryl Hunt
Lowlands Low, The
We sailed out of Dunmore Michelmas gone by Cowhides and wool and live cargo Twenty young Wild Geese ready fledged to fly Sail...
Author: Traditional
Lowlands Of Holland, The
Now, when that I was married and in my married bed There came a bold sea captain and he stood at my bedhead Saying arise, aris...
Author: Traditional
Luck Of The Irish, The
If you have the luck of the Irish, You'd be sorry and wish you were dead You shold have the luck of the Irish And you'd wish ...
Authors: John Lennon, Yoko Ono
Luke, A Tribute
The years have passed the winds have blown Since first I saw you there With feet apart to the music moved You're bright red c...
Author: Michael O'Caoimh
Macushla
Macushla, Macushla your sweet voice is calling calling me softly again and again Macushla Macushla I hear it's dear pleading ...
Authors: Rowe, MacMurrough
Maid In A Garret
I have often heard it said from my father and my mother That going to a wedding was the making of another Well if this be so, ...
Author: Traditional
Maid of Coolmore, The
From sweet Londonderry to the fair London Town There is no other like her anywhere to be found Where the children are smiling ...
Author: Traditional
Maid of Fife-E-O
There once was a troop of Irish dragoons come marching down through Fife-e-O And the captain fell in love with a very bonny las...
Author: Traditional
Maid Of The Sweet Brown Knowe, The
Oh, come, all you lads and lassies, and listen to me a while And I'll sing for you a verse or two that will cause you all to sm...
Author: Traditional
Maids When You're Young
Because he's got no faloorum, faliddle aye oorum He's got no faloorum, faliddle aye ay He's got no faloorum, he's lost his din...
Author: Traditional
Mairi´s Wedding
Step we gaily on we go, Heel for heel and toe for toe, Arm in arm and on we go, All for Mairi´s wedding Over hillways u...
Author: Traditional
Man From God-Knows Where , The
Into our townlan´, on a night of snow, Rode a man from God-knows-where; None of us bade him stay or go, Nor deemed him fri...
Author: Florence M. Wilson
Man in the iron mask
When he drops you off, I will not say Who was that who so quickly drove away The things you´ve done And the places you´...
Author: Billy Bragg
Manx Lullaby, The
Oh hush thee my dove, oh hush thee my rowan, Oh hush thee my lapwing, my little brown bird. Oh fold thy wings and seek thy...
Author: Unknown
Mari-Mac
There's a neat little lass and her name is Mari Mac Make no mistake, she's the girl I'm gonna track Lot of other fellas try to...
Author: Traditional
Maria's Wedding
Oh Maria, I'm so sorry I wrecked your wedding You've just gotta believe me But just the thought of you takin' your clothes off...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Matty Groves
A holiday, a holiday, and the first one of the year. Lord Darnell's wife came into church, the gospel for to hear. And when t...
Author: Traditional
McAlpine's Fusiliers
As down the glen came McAlpine's men with their shovels slung behind them It was in the pub they drank the sub and up in the sp...
Author: Dominic Behan
McPherson's Lament
Farewell, ye dungeons dark and strong, farewell, farewell to thee McPherson's life will no be long on yonder gallows tree Sa...
Author: Traditional
Me and Jenny
When I met Jenny I was living free and easy Waking up when the sun was going down All I did was for me and my own pleasure I ...
Author: Stian Tønnesen
Memory Of The Dead, The
Who fears to speak of Ninety-Eight? Who blushes at the name? When cowards mock the patriot's fate. Who hangs his head for sha...
Author: John Kells Ingram
Men Behind The Wire
Armoured cars and tanks and guns Came to take away our sons But every man must stand behind The men behind the wire Throug...
Author: Unknown
Men Of The West, The
While you honour in song and in story The names of the patriot men Whose valour has covered with glory Full many a mountain a...
Author: William Rooney
Mermaid, The
It was Friday morn when we set sail and we were not far from the land When our captain he spied a mermaid so fair, with a comb ...
Author: Traditional
Mero, The
Somebody under the bed Whoever can it be? I feel so very nervous I call for Joanee Joanee lights the candle But there's nob...
Author: Pete St. John
Merry Ploughboy
I am a merry ploughboy and I plough the fields all day Till a sudden thought came to me head that I should roam away For I am ...
Author: Unknown
Michael Collins
Come listen all me true men to my simple rhyme For it tells of a young man cut off in his prime A soldier and a statesman who ...
Author: Derek Warfield
Michael Dwyer
Have you heard of Michael Dwyer, And his mountain men? Runs your blood like molten fire, When you hear again How he dashed...
Author: Peadar Kearney
Mick McGuire
Oh, me name is Mick McGuire and I'll quickly tell to you Of a young girl I admired called Katy Donahue She was fair and fat an...
Author: Traditional
Mickey's Warning
Friends, I have a sad story, a very sad story to tell I married a man for his money, and he's worse than the devil himself So ...
Author: Traditional
Mingulay Boat Song
Heel ya ho, boys, let her go, boys Heave her head round to the weather Heel ya ho, boys, let her go, boys Sailing homeward to...
Author: Traditional
Minstrel Boy, The
The minstrel boy to the war is gone In the ranks of death you will find him His father's sword he hath girded on And his wild...
Author: Thomas Moore
Mna na hÉireann
Tá bean in Éirinn a phronnfadh séad domh is mo sháith le n-ól Is tá bean in Éi...
Authors: Peadar Ó Doirnín, Seán Ó Riada
Mo Chailín Rua
Dá mbeinnse i mbliana mar bhí mé anuraidh Toigh beag `bheith agam i gcois an chuain Chuirfinn mo bh&aacut...
Authors: Traditional, Pádraigin Ní Uallachain
Mo Ghile Mear
Curfá: Sé mo laoch mo Ghile Mear `Sé mo Chaesar, Ghile Mear, Suan ná séan ní bhfuai...
Author: Seán Clárach MacDomhnaill
Molly Maguires
Make way for the Molly Maguires They're drinkers, they're liars but they're men Make way for the Molly Maguires You'll never ...
Authors: Bill Martin, Phil Coulter
Molly Malone
In Dublin's fair city, where the girls are so pretty I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone As she wheeled her wheelbarrow ...
Author: Traditional
Moonshiner, The
I'm a rambler, I'm a gambler, I'm a long way from home And if you don't like me, well, leave me alone I'll eat when I'm hungry...
Author: Traditional
Mormond Braes
As I get doon by Strichen toon I heard a fair maid mournin' She was makin' sair complaint for her true love ne'er returnin' ...
Author: Traditional
Mountains Of Pomeroy, The
The morn was breaking bright and fair, The lark sang in the sky, Wheb the maid she bound her goIden hair, With a blithe glanc...
Author: Dr. G. Sigerson
Muirsheen Durkin
In the days I went a courtin' I was never tired resortin' To an ale-house or a playhouse and many's the house besides But I to...
Author: Traditional
My Father Once Said to Me
In 1916, in the year of our Lord Fighting came to Ireland like it never had before For freedom comes to those who fight for ...
Author: Mark Westphal
My Heart Is In Ireland
In the East End of London I met an old man He kept a bar called The Horses and Tram My parents were Irish, they loved that dea...
Author: Brian Warfield
My Love She's But A Lassie Yet
My love she's but a lassie yet Oh My love she's but a lassie yet We'll let her stand a year or twa She'll no be half sae sauc...
Author: Robert Burns
My Son Ted
Missus McGrath lived near the seashore for the space of seven long years or more When she spied a ship coming into the bay: "Th...
Author: Traditional
My Wild Irish Rose
If you listen I'll sing you a sweet little song Of a flower that's now droped and dead, Yet dearer to me, yes than all of its ...
Author: Chauncey Olcott
My Youngest Son Came Home Today
My youngest son came home today. his friends marched with him all the way. The pipes and drums beat all the time as in his box ...
Author: Eric Bogle
Níl Sé 'Na Lá
Níl aon phort dá chuala mé ar phíob ó tháinig mé i méadaiocht linbh, N...
Author: Traditional
N'ere will I roam
The moon rises in the eastern sky Like a broken heart it tells no lies I'll be waiting here for the rising sun The lonely nig...
Authors: Hugh O'Neill, Annemarie Costello
Nancy Whiskey
I'm a weaver, a Calton weaver, I'm a rash and a roving blade I've got silver in my pockets and I follow the roving trade Whi...
Author: Traditional
Navvy Boots
Oh, I am an old navvy and I work on the line And the last place I worked was Newcastle-on-Tyne Well, I'll tell me misfortune i...
Author: Traditional
Navvy, The
My breath is white my hands are blue A pickaxe in my hand and I´m tunnelling through I won´t be home for summer for the ...
Author: Andy McLarney
Nell Flaherty's Drake
Oh my name it is Nell and the truth for to tell I come from Cootehill which I'll never deny I had a fine drake and I'd die for...
Author: Traditional
Nelson's Farewell
Well, that poor old Admiral Nelson Is no longer in the air, Sing toora loora loora looraloo, On the eighth day of March in...
Author: Joe Dolan
Net Hauling Song
It's busk ye, me boy's, get you up on the deck And take up your stations for hauling the nets And mind up all together lads al...
Author: Ewan MacColl
Never too early
Hey, it is never too early to fly You can do what you want to the sooner you try Sure you might fall on your face May even ha...
Author: Stef Sigfalk
New Generation
There was hate in your heart before you were born and a gun in your hand that was put there Hate your neighbor, it's tradition...
Author: The O'Brien Brothers
New York, New York 10009
Got into town on a Saturday night With a Fender guitar and I took in the sights And I drank my way down to the Lower East Side...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Night Visiting Song
I must away now, I can no longer tarry This morning's tempest I have to cross I must be guided without a stumble Into the arm...
Author: Traditional
Nightingale, The
As I went a walking one morning in May I met a young couple so far did we stray And one was a young maid so sweet and so fair...
Author: Traditional
Nina
The Hunger has come and will not leave My fair city of Newry A better life is what I seek for me and my family So I come wi...
Author: Mark Westphal
Nineteen Men
There's 19 men a-missing, And they didn't use the door. Just blew a little hole, Where there wasn't one before. Now the ...
Author: Dermot Hegarty
Ninety-Eight
Still forms, grey dust, blank stones in Dublin City, A grave in green Kildare, And many a grassy mound that moves our pity O...
Author: William Rooney
No Frontiers
If life is a river and your heart is a boat And just like a water baby, born to float, And if life is a wild wind that blows w...
Author: Jimmy McCarthy
Nocturne
Now let the day Just slip away So the dark night May watch over you Nocturne Though darkness lay It will give way When th...
Author: Petter Skavlan
North Sea Holes
Come all you gallant fishermen that plough the stormy sea, The whole year round on the fishing grounds On the Northern Minch a...
Author: Ewan MacColl
Not the first time
She's going away at the age of fifteen To a shore far away from her crowd To find different structures, a different scene In ...
Author: Stef Sigfalk
Now I'm Easy
For nearly sixty years I've been a cockie Of droughts and fires and floods I've lived through plenty This country's dust and m...
Author: Eric Bogle
O'Connell's Steam Engine
Oh people of heart I pray pay attention Listen to what I'm about to relate Concerning a couple I overheard talking As I was r...
Author: Traditional
O'Donnell Abú
Proudly the note of the trumpet is sounding Loudly the war cries arise on the gale Fleetly the steed by Lough Swilly is boundi...
Author: Traditional
O'Donnell Of Tipperary
Place me before your scarlet ranks, A thousand men and more, And though the chain around me clanks, I´ll keep the oath I s...
Author: Unknown
Oft In The Stilly Night
Oft in the stilly night Ere slumber´s chains have bound me, Fond memory brings the light Of other days around me. The smi...
Author: Thomas Moore
Oh Maureen
Maureen got married to a sanitation worker She's livin' out in Brooklyn with her mother in law And when her old man's sleepin'...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Old Bog Road, The
My feet are here on Broadway This blessed harvest morn, But oh! the ache that´s in my heart For the spot where I was born....
Author: Teresa Brayton
Old Fenian Gun, The
It hung above the kitchen fire, Its barrel long and brown, And one day, with a boy's desire, I c1imbed and took it down. ...
Author: P. O'Neill
Old Triangle, The
A hungry feeling came o'er me stealing And the mice were squealing In my prison cell And the old triangle Went jingle jang...
Author: Brendan Behan
On The Banks Of The Hudson
On the banks of the Hudson, my love and I lay down Just above 42nd Street, while the rain was pouring down When I covered her ...
Author: Larry Kirwan
On the Blanket
The truth comes hard as the cold rain On your face in the heat of the storm And the stories I'm hearing would shock you To be...
Authors: Mick Hanley, Christy Moore
On The One Road
We're on the one road, sharing the one load We're on the road to God knows where We're on the one road, it may be the wrong ro...
Author: Francis O'Donovan
On The Sea
Under the skies of the Southern Cross The sails are swelling in the breeze, Where skims the broad-winged albatross Above the ...
Author: Unknown
Only Our Rivers Run Free
When apples still grow in November When Blossoms still bloom from each tree When leaves are still green in December It's then...
Author: Michael McConnell
Oró Sé Do Bheatha 'Bhaile
Óró 'Sé do bheatha 'bhaile, Óró 'Sé do bheatha 'bhaile, Óró 'Sé...
Author: Pádraig Pearse
Oró, Sé Do Bheatha 'Bhaile (original lyrics, Jacobite version)
Óró! 'Sé do bheatha 'bhaile Óró! 'Sé do bheatha 'bhaile Óró! 'Sé...
Author: Traditional
Ordinary Man
I'm an ordinary man, nothing special nothing grand I've had to work for everything I own I never asked for a lot, I was happy ...
Author: Christy Moore
Ould Woman From Wexford, The
Well, there was an old woman from Wexford and in Wexford she did well She loved her old man dearly but another one twice as wel...
Author: Traditional
Paddle Your Own Canoe
I've travelled about a bit in me time, of troubles I've seen a few I found it far better in every clime to paddle me own canoe ...
Author: Traditional
Paddy Public Enemy No. 1
The chasing girls was easy and drinking been was fun And he went out one day and bought himself a gun, He shot a couple of c...
Author: Shane MacGowan
Paddy's Got A Brand New Reel
So Papa's got a brand new bag What's the big deal Up in the Bronx, Mary's gettin' drunk Paddy's got a brand new reel Workin...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Paddy's Lamentation
Well it's by the hush, me boys, and sure that's to hold your noise And listen to poor Paddy's sad narration I was by hunger pr...
Author: Unknown
Padraic Pearse
In Dublin town in 1916 a flame of freedom did arise A group of men with determination caught an empire by surprise Through the...
Author: Brian Warfield
Parcel Of Rogues
Fareweel to a' our Scottish fame Fareweel our ancient glory Fareweel even to the Scottish name Sae famed in martial story No...
Author: Robert Burns
Parting Glass, The
Of all the money ever I had I've spent it in good company And all the harm I've ever done alas it was to none but me And all I...
Author: Traditional
Patriot Game, The
Come all you young rebels and list while I sing For love of ones land is a terrible thing It banishes fear with the speed of a...
Author: Dominic Behan
Paul Robeson (Born to be Free)
You can wreck my name, vilify me, stretch me on the rack But I won't bow down to any man, be he white or be he black Take away...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Páid O´Donoghue
The Yeos were in Dunshaughlin, and the Hessians in Dunreagh, And spread thro´ fair Moynalty were the Fencibles of Reagh, Wh...
Author: Patrick Archer
Pearse Jordan
A young man, was shot on the Falls Road today The bulletins came through to hide the truth away With different stories to cove...
Author: Maire McNally
Peatbog Soldiers, The
Far and wide as the eye can wander Heath and bog are everywhere Not a bird sings out to cheer us Oaks are standing gaunt and ...
Author: Traditional
Peggy Gordon
Oh, Peggy Gordon you are my darling Come sit you down upon my knee Come tell to me the very reason Why I am slighted so by th...
Author: Traditional
People's Own M.P, The
How many more must die now, how many must we lose Before the island people their own destiny can choose? From immortal Robert ...
Author: Unknown
Pick Up Your Rifle
In 1916, in the year of our Lord Fighting came to Ireland like it never had before For freedom comes to those who fight for ...
Author: Mark Westphal
Prayer
Hush - lay down your troubled mind The day has vanished and left us behind And the wind - whispering soft lullabies Will soot...
Authors: Rolf Lovland, Fionnuala Sherry
Price Of My Pig
In the year twenty nine when the weather was fine I first made me way to the sweet fair of Trim For to sell a fine swine it wa...
Author: Unknown
Protect And Survive
Well the government's made a document To help prevent embarrassment And in the event of an accident Catching us with our trou...
Author: John Clifden
Protestant Men
It was back in history's page, the story's told of a Napper Tandy brave and bold With his scarlet and green, he then was seen w...
Author: Traditional
Provos lullaby
Chorus So go to sleep my weary Provo let the time go drifting by Cant you hear the bullets humming thats a Provos lullaby ...
Author: Traditional
Pub With No Beer, The
It's lonesome away from your kindred and all By the campfire at night where the wild dingos call But there's nothin' so loneso...
Author: Gordon Parsons
Quare Bungle Rye
Ah, Jack was a sailor that roamed on the town And he met with a damsel that skipped up and down Said the damsel to Jack as she...
Author: Traditional
Rambler From Clare, The
The first of my courtship that ever was known, I straight took my way to the County Tyrone; Where among the pretty fair maid...
Author: Unknown
Rambles Of Spring
There's a cold and wintry breeze blowing through the buddin' trees and I've buttoned up my coat to keep me warm But the days a...
Author: Tommy Makem
Ramblin' Rover
Oh, there're sober men in plenty, And drunkards barely twenty, There are men of over ninety That have never yet kissed a girl...
Author: Andy M. Stewart
Rapparee, The
My spurs are rusted, my coat is rent, my plume is damp with rain And the thistledown and the barleybeard are thick on my horse'...
Authors: Seamus McGrath, Tom Brett, Michael O'Brien, James English
Rare Old Mountain Dew, The
Let the grasses grow and the waters flow in a free and easy way But give me enough of the rare old stuff that's made near G...
Author: Samuel Lover
Rare Ould Times, The
Raised on songs and stories, heroes of renown The passing tales and glories that once was Dublin Town The hallowed halls and h...
Author: Pete St. John
Rattlin' Roarin' Willie
O, rattlin' roarin' Willie, o, he held to the fair An' for to sell his fiddle an' buy some other ware But parting wi' his fidd...
Author: Traditional
Ready for the Storm
The waves crash in and the tide pulls out It's an angry sea but there is no doubt That the lighthouse will keep shining in the...
Author: Unknown
Rebel Heart
From rebel veins my life I drew, In rebel arms I lay, From rebel lips the lessons drew That led me day by day. And, rocked t...
Author: Francis A Fahy
Rebel's Sermon, The
My brothers all, who hear me now, Give ear to what I say; The words are solemn that I speak On this my dying day: For Irelan...
Author: Eva of the Nation
Recruiting Sergeant, The
As I was walking down the road A feeling fine and larky oh A recruiting sergeant came up to me Says he you'd look fine in kha...
Author: Traditional
Red Hair Mary
As I was going to the Faire in Dingle, One fine morning last July, Walking down the road before me, A red-haired girl I ch...
Author: Traditional
Red headed Bee
One fine bright morning as I went a-fishing I followed the cattle track down to the sea Along the green ridges and through the...
Author: Stef Sigfalk
Red Is The Rose
Come over the hills my handsome Irish lad Come over the hills to your darling You choose the road love, and I'll make a vow T...
Author: Traditional
Red Roses For Me
A sober black shawl hides her body entirely Touched by the sun and the salt spray of the sea But down in the darkness a slim h...
Author: Sean O'Casey
Reilly's Daughter
As I was sitting by the fire talking to old Reilly's daughter Suddenly a thought came into my head, I'd like to marry old Rei...
Author: Traditional
Restless Farewell
oh all the money that in my whole life i did spend, be it mine right or wrongfully i let it slip gladly to my friends to tie up...
Author: Bob Dylan
Reynard the Fox
On the first day of Spring in the year ninety-three the first recreation was in this country, the King's County gentleman o'er...
Author: Traditional
Ri Na Cruinne
Ri na cruinne tá na daoine ag milleadh an chine daonna níl muid curamach go leor (A) ri na cruinne t&a...
Author: Clannad
Rifles of the I.R.A, The
In nineteen hundred and sixteen, The Forces of the Crown, For to Capture Orange, White and Green, Bombarded Dublin Town, But...
Author: Unknown
Ripe and Bearded Barley
Come, ye rout, it's now September, The Hunter's Moon's begun. And through the wheat and stubble, We hear the frequent gun....
Author: Unknown
Rising Of The Moon, The
And come tell me Sean O'Farrell tell me why you hurry so Husha buachaill hush and listen and his cheeks were all a glow I bear...
Author: Traditional
Road To Ruin
The strobe was pulsin' in the afterhours The booze was flowin' free When I first saw you across that room On down by Houston ...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Rock On Rockall
Oh the empire is finished no foreign lands to seize So the greedy eyes of England are looking towards the seas Two hundred m...
Author: Unknown
Rockin' The Bronx
I got a job in a band called Black 47 I was doin' nothin' special after 11 Oh we learned some tunes and wrote some songs And ...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Rocky Road To Dublin, The
In the merry month of June from me home I started, Left the girls of Tuam so sad and broken hearted, Saluted father dear, kis...
Author: Unknown
Roddy McCorley (I)
See the fleet foot host of men, that speed with faces wan From farmstead and from fishers cot, along the banks of Bann They co...
Author: Traditional
Roddy McCorley (II)
The grey coat and its sash of green, Were brave and stainless then. A banner flashed beneath the sun, Beside the marching m...
Author: Ethna Carbery
Roddy McCorley (III)
Ho! See the fleet-foot hosts of men Who speed with faces wan, From farmstead and from fisher´s cot Upon the banks of the B...
Author: Ethna Carbery
Roddy McCorley (IIII)
Come, Tender hearted Christians, attention pay to me 'Til I relate these verses great, these verses two or three; Concerning...
Author: Unknown
Roll Of Honour
Read the roll of honour for Ireland's bravest men We must be united in memory of the ten, England you're a monster, don't thin...
Author: Gerry O'Glacain
Rory O'More
Do you ask why the beacon and the banner of war, On the mountains of Ulster are seen from afar, Oh this is the signal our righ...
Author: Unknown
Rose of Tralee, The
All ye sportin' young Heroes with hearts light and free, Take care how you come to the town of Tralee For the witch of all w...
Author: John Brougham
Rose of Tralee, The
The pale moon was rising above the green mountain, The sun was declining beneath the blue sea; When I strayed with my love to ...
Author: Traditional
Rouse, Hibernians
Rouse, Hibernians, from your slumbers! See the moment just arrived Imperious tyrants for to humble Our French brethren are at...
Author: Unknown
Rovin' Journeyman, The
Oh I am a rovin' Journeyman I roam from town to town And whenever I get a job of work I'm willing to sit doon My kit's all on ...
Author: Traditional
Royal Blackbird, The
Upon a fine mornmg for soft recreation, I heard a fair damsel making much moan, Sighing and sobbing with sad lamentation A...
Author: Unknown
Rubber Bullets (for the ladies)
Rubber bullets for the ladies, catch them in a CS can, Three inches wide, six inches long, take it home to your old man, It's ...
Author: Unknown
Sally Wheatley
Now I'm most depressed and sad Where I once was blithe and glad I could trip about the town both trim and neatly I was happy ...
Author: Traditional
Sam Hall
Oh my name it is Sam Hall chimney sweep, chimney sweep Oh my name it is Sam Hall chimney sweep Oh my name it is Sam Hall and I...
Author: Traditional
SAM Song
Well I have been a Provo now for 15 years or more with armalites and mortorbombs I thought I knew the score But now we have a ...
Author: Gerry O'Glacain
Santy Anno
Santy Anna gained the day Away Santy Anno Santy Anna gained the day All on the plains of Mexico Mexico, oh Mexico Away S...
Author: Traditional
Sarah Curran
She is far from the land where her young hero sleeps, And lovers around her are sighing: But coldly she turns from their gaze ...
Author: Thomas Moore
Say hello to the provos
Say hello to the Provos, say hello to the brave, Say hello to the Provos and Ireland shall be saved. Well it all happened in...
Author: Unknown
Sea Around Us, The
They say that the lakes of Killarney are fair That no stream like the Liffey can ever compare If it´s water you want youÂ...
Author: Dominic Behan
Sean Sabhat of Garryowen
'Twas on a dreary new years day As the shades of night came down. A lorry load of volunteers Approached a border town There...
Author: Unknown
Sean South of Garryowen
It was on a dreary new years day when the shade of night came down And a lorry load of volunteers approached the border town ...
Author: Traditional
Sean Treacy
We often heard our fathers tell How in the Fenian times The noblest of Tipperary's sons Imprisoned spent their lives. T...
Author: J. Crofts
Sean van Voght
"Oh! the French are on the sea," says the Sean van Voght, "Oh! the French are on the sea," says the Sean van Voght, "The Fre...
Author: Unknown
Searching for Lambs / As I went out one May morning
As I went out one May morning, One May morning betim, I met a maid from home had strayed, Just as the sun did shine What m...
Author: Unknown
Sergeant's Lamentation, The
Each loyal man, if such there can be found about Grouse Hall Come join with me in sympathy and pity my downfall. I am despis...
Author: Unknown
Set Ireland Free
We read in history pages Of the heroes of great fame. The deeds they done and battles won And how they made their name. Bu...
Author: Unknown
Seven Deadly Sins
Some say that kissin's a sin But tell me how can that be true For kissing has been in this world Since the very first day the...
Author: Traditional
Seven Drunken Nights
As I went home on Monday night as drunk as drunk could be I saw a horse outside the door where my old horse should be Well, I ...
Author: Traditional
Shall My Soul Pass Thru Old Ireland?
In a dreary British prison where an Irish rebel lay. By his side a priest waits standing were his soul to pass away. As he g...
Author: Unknown
She Moved Through the Fair
My young love said to me, my mother won´t mind And my father won´t slight you for your lack of kine, And she stepped a...
Author: Unknown
Shoals Of Herring
O, it was a fine and a pleasant day Out of Yarmouth harbour I was faring As a cabin boy on a sailing lugger For to go and hun...
Author: Ewan MacColl
Sick Note, The
Dear Sir, I write this note to you to tell you of me plight And at the time of writing I am not a pretty sight Me body is all ...
Author: Pat Cooksey
Sigma
Bim ar thoir an comhartha Scaoileas m'anam saor Caithfidh mo chroi a bheith glan Roimh siochan theacht crum Ni leanfaidh...
Author: David Agnew
Silent, O Moyle
Silent, O Moyle, be the roar of thy water Break not ye breezes, your chain of repose While murmuring mournfully Lir's lonely...
Author: Thomas Moore
Silver and Gold
The north Atlantic tossed our ship nearly drove it to the bottom of the sea We sailed ten nights and we sailed ten days I thoug...
Author: Andy McLarney
Sing, Irishman, Sing
I dream of a beautiful picture No more need we think of the past They're singing and dancing in Ireland And the people are...
Author: Unknown
Siuil a ruin
I wish I was on yonder hill Tis there Id sit and cry my fill Till every tear would turn a mill Is go dte tu mo mhuirnin sla...
Author: Unknown
Skibbereen
Oh, Father dear, I oft times hear you talk of Erin's Isle, Her lofty scene, her valleys green, her mountains rude and will The...
Author: Traditional
Skipping Rhymes
We put the hood round his head Then we shot the bastard dead With a nick nack paddy whack Give a dog a bone Send the stupid ...
Author: Shane MacGowan
Sleep
Curl up, close your eyes and sleep Sleep through the dark of night Sleep till the morning light Curl up, close your eyes a...
Author: Unknown
Slievenamon
Alone, all alone, by the wave-washed strand All alone in the crowded hall The hall it is gay and the waves they are grand But...
Author: Charles Kickham
Sligo Fair
She goes down to meet her mummie returning from the fields A wicker basket on her hip and a spaniel at her heels And when she ...
Author: Jonathan Ledingham
Smashing of the van (Glasgow version)
It was on the 12fth of May boys in 1921, When the news ran through all Scotland that a daring deed was done, It was by a band ...
Author: Unknown
Smashing of the van (Manchester version)
I'll sing to you the praises of the sons of Erin's isle. It's of those gallant heroes who voluntarily ran To release two Irish...
Author: Unknown
Sniper's Promise
The night was icy cold I stood along I was waiting for an army foot patrol And when at last they came into my site I squeezed...
Author: Unknown
So Cruel
We crossed the line Who pushed who over It doesn't matter to you It matters to me We're cut adrift We're still floating ...
Author: Bono
Soldier and the Tinkerboy, The
I saw you walking by the bridge on a cold and rainy day I ran towards the riverbank as the wind came across the bay But then I...
Author: Andy McLarney
Son of God goes forth to war, The
The Son of God goes forth to war A kingly crown to gain; His blood-red banner streams afar; Who follows in his train? Who b...
Author: Reginald Heber
Sona
Ag breacadh an lae do chumar ag siúl aoibhneas an tsaoil amach romhainn clocha draíochta chomh geal lenár súile c...
Author: Mick O'Brien
Song For Ireland
Walking all the day Near tall towers where falcons build their nests Silver-winged they fly They know the call of freedom in ...
Authors: Phil Colclough, June Colclough
Song For Marcella
Doesn´t seem quite so long ago, The last time that I saw you, Ain´t it funny how the memories grow, They always fold ar...
Author: Bik McFarlane
Song For The Brave
I heard a song in Antrim, I heard a song in Clare, And in the homes of Ireland I heard it everywhere. The little children sa...
Author: Brian O'Higgins
Song Of The Celts
There's a blossom that blows, that scoffs at the snows And it faces root fast the rage of the blast It sweetens the sod no sla...
Author: Traditional
Song With No Name, The
Long years ago I fell in love with a lady proud and fair So passionate were she and I, we made fire in the air I loved her mor...
Author: Shane MacGowan
Sound The Pibroch
Sound the pibroch loud and high Frae John o' Groats tae Isle o' Skye Let every clan their slogan cry Rise and follow Charlie ...
Author: Traditional
Spancil Hill
Last night as I lay dreaming of pleasant days gone by My mind being bent on rambling to Ireland I did fly I stepped on board a...
Author: Unknown
Star Of The County Down
Near Banbridge town in the County Down one morning last July Down a Boreen green came a sweet coleen and she smiled as she pass...
Author: Traditional
Step It Out Mary
In the village of Kildorey, there lived a maiden fair Her eyes they shone like diamonds, she had long and golden hair And a co...
Author: Seán McCarthy
Stone outside Dan Murphy's door
There's a sweet garden spot in our memory It's the place we were born and reared It's long years ago since we left it But ret...
Author: Patterson
Streams Of Whiskey
Last night as I slept, I dreamed I met with Behan I shook him by the hand and we passed the time of day When questioned on his...
Author: Shane MacGowan
Sunday Bloody Sunday
Well it was Sunday Bloody Sunday When they shot the people down The cries of 13 martyrs Filled the Free Derry air Is there a...
Authors: John Lennon, Yoko Ono
Sunday Bloody Sunday
I can't believe the news today Oh, I can't close my eyes And make it go away How long? How long must we sing this song? How...
Author: Bono
Sunday Bloody Sunday
Right from the start this here's a rebel song It's from the heart I wanna tell you 'bout a wrong Committed by Britain back in...
Author: Chris Byrne
Sunny Sailor Boy
On a day of days I stood and gazed Over the western sea Startled and struck, frightened to look When a mermaid called to me ...
Author: Mike Scott
Surrounded By Water
They say that the lakes of Killarney are fair That no stream like the Liffey can ever compare If it's water you want you'll fi...
Author: Dominic Behan
Tá mé i mo shuí
Tá mé 'mo shuí ó d´éirigh an ghealach aréir, Ag cur teineadh síos gan sc&ia...
Author: Traditional
Táimse im' chodhladh
Tráthnóinín déanach i gcéin cois leasa dom Táimse im' chodhladh is ná dú...
Author: Traditional
Tóigfidh mé mo sheolta
Tóigfidh mé mo sheolta go Dúiche Sheoigheach ar maidin Ar cuairt chuig mo mhíle stóirí...
Author: Traditional
Take It Down From The Mast
Take it down from the mast, Irish traitors, It's the flag we republicans claim, It can never belong to free staters, For y...
Author: Unknown
Take Me Home To Mayo
Take me home to Mayo, across the Irish sea Home to dear old Mayo, where once I roamed so free Take me home to Mayo, and let my...
Author: Unknown
Teddy Bear's Head, The
On the outskirts of Europe in the Atlantic so dear There´s a country called old Ireland that looks like a teddy bear It´...
Author: Brian Warfield
That Woman's Got Me Drinking
For seven long years she helped me spend my dough Now I take her out but she don't wanna know That woman's got me drinking ...
Author: Shane MacGowan
The Carrion Crow
The carrion crow sat upon an oak to me ring dong dilly dong ky-ro-lee watching the tailor mending his cloak to me ring dong d...
Author: Traditional
The Foggy Dew (II)
When I was a bachelor, airy and young I followed the roving trade And the only harm that ever I've done Was courting a servan...
Author: Traditional
The Rambler from Clare
I am a young fellow that's very well known, I've wandered throughout Ireland, the County Tyrone. For work I've been searching,...
Author:
The Wake of The Barrel
A tale I'll tell of the blades that dwell in the vale of Balymacoda, hale and merry both ale and sherry they'll drink, but neve...
Author: Traditional
There Are No Pubs In Kirkintilloch
In Kirkintilloch there's nae pubs And I'm sure you'll wonder why My brother and me, we went on a spree We drank the pubs a' ...
Author: Unknown
There Will Be Another Day
Reluctantly I give flow to this song Got my fingers crossed hoping that I'm wrong But I'll take my chances before this chance ...
Author: Chris Byrne
They Wounded Old Ireland
Come gather 'round you freeborn men And draw your chairs to mine. And I'll tell you of my country, That you might understa...
Author: Unknown
Thirty-Two Countries, The
Here´s to Donegal and her people brave and tall, Here´s to Antrim, to Leitrim and to Derry, Here´s to Cavan and to Lo...
Author: Timothy Daniel Sullivan
Thousands Are Sailing
the island it is silent now but the ghosts still haunt the waves and the torch lights up a famished land that fortune could not...
Author: Philip Chevron
Three Score And Ten
And it's three score and ten boys and men Were lost from Grimsby Town From Yarmouth down to Scarborough Many hundreds more we...
Author: Traditional
Tim McGuire
Little Tim MacGuire loved to play with fire Always hated water, never used to wash Loved the smell of burning, of bonfires bur...
Author: Leon Rosselson
Time To Go
Saw something in the paper just the other day, It was all about a band and the music that they play Black 47 advocates violenc...
Author: Chris Byrne
Tiocfaidh an samhradh
Tiocfaidh an samhradh agus fásfaidh an fhear Tiocfaidh an duilliúr ghals ar bharr na gcraobh Tiocfaidh mo r&uacu...
Author: Altan
Tiree Love Song
Will you come away my love To be my own my rare one Smiling the land, shining the sea Sweet is the smell o' the heather W...
Author: Traditional
Tom Williams
Time goes by and years roll onward still in memory fresh I keep of a night in Belfast prison unashamed I saw men weep As t...
Author: Unknown
Tone Is Coming Back Again
Cheer up, brave hearts, to-morrow´s dawn will see us march again Beneath old Erin´s flag of green that ne´er has known...
Author: Unknown
Tone's Grave
In Bodenstown churchyard there is a green grave, And wildly around it the winter winds rave; Small shelter I ween are the rui...
Author: Thomas Osbourne Davis
Too Late To Turn Back
Wait until dawn The streets will be cool and clean again Then it's time to go downstairs And meet the man He'll be sittin' i...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Town I Loved So Well, The
In my memory I will always see the town that I have loved so well Where our school played ball by the gasyard wall and we lau...
Author: Phil Coulter
Tramps And Hawkers
Oh come all ye tramps and hawker lads ye gatherers oblaw That tramps the country round and round come listen one and all I'll ...
Author: Traditional
Tri-Coloured Ribbon
I had a true love if ever a girl had one I had a true love a brave lad was he One fine Easter Monday with his gallant comrades...
Author: Peadar Kearney
Tubbercurry / My favorite place on earth
It's a cold Chicago morning The snow was falling down It's a special time of year When my family gather round When they ask ...
Author: Unknown
Twa Corbies
As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies makin' a mane. The tane intae the tither did say, O, "Whaur sall we gang...
Author: Traditional
Ugly Mrs. Fen
One cold March morning I crossed Old Miller's Moor with me shepherd dog Clancey, on a distasteful chore. Me mother sent me o...
Author: D. Miller
Uist Tramping Song
Come along, come along, let us foot it out together Come along, come along, be it fair or stormy weather With the hills o' hom...
Author: Traditional
Unfinished Revolution
From the health centre porch she looks to the North Where Nicaragua´s enemies hide Polio crippled and maimed before things ...
Author: Unknown
Upton Ambush
Many homes are filled with sorrow and with sadness, Many hearts are filled with anguish and with pain, For old Ireland now s...
Author: Unknown
Vagabonds
We follow the taillights out of the city Moving in a river of red As the colours fade away from Dusky sunset We roll for the...
Author: Justin Sullivan
Valley Of Knockanure, The
You may sing or speak about Easter week or the heroes of Ninety-eight Those Fenian men who roamed the glen for vict'ry or defe...
Author: Tim Leahy
Van Diemen's Land
Hold me now, hold me now Till this hour has gone around And I'm gone on the rising tide For to face Van Diemen's land It's...
Author: Unknown
Victoria
The lion and the unicorn were fighting for the crown, Then up spoke the Irish Cheddar and they both came tumbling down The sec...
Author: Brian O'Higgins
Vinegar Hill
The sun was settin' the rocks on fire The fields blisterin' with the heat When the militia came marchin' through our town Kno...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Voodoo City
Paddy came down to Voodoo City Met a lady on Bourbon Street She was dark, she was beautiful Swept that boy right off his feet...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Wake Up, Irishman
What time is it ? Time to wake up! Wake up, wake up, wake up Irishman Sectarian hatred, me no´understand. First of all, ...
Author: Chris Byrne
Wanderlust
Once I loved a lady, she meant the world to me. Her eyes as green as a shady lake and her smile like a springtime breeze. ...
Author: G. Curtis
Wasn't that a party
Could have been the whiskey, might have been the gin. Could have been three or four six-packs, I don't know, but look at the m...
Author: Tom Paxton
Waxies Dargle, The
Says my oul wan to your oul wan will you come to the Waxies Dargle Says your oul wan to my oul wan sure I haven't got a farthin...
Author: Traditional
Wearing Of The Green, The
"O Paddy dear, and did ye hear the news that's goin' round? The shamrock is by law forbid to grow on Irish ground! No more Sai...
Author: Unknown
Wee Weaver, The
I am the wee weaver, confined to my loom And my love she is fairer, than the red rose in bloom She is loved by all the young m...
Author: Traditional
Weile Waile
There was an old woman and she lived in the woods, weile weile waile There was an old woman and she lived in the woods, down by...
Author: Traditional
West's Awake, The
When all beside a vigil keep, The West's asleep, the West's asleep - Alas! and well may Erin weep When Connacht lies in slu...
Author: Thomas Osbourne Davis
Westering Home
Westering home and a song in the air Light in the eye and its good by to care Laughter o love and a welcoming there Isle of m...
Author: Traditional
Whack Fol The Diddle
I'll sing you a song of peace and love Whack fol the diddle fol the di dol day To the land that reigns all lands above Whack ...
Author: Peadar Kearney
What Would You Do If You Married A Soldier?
Oh, what would you do if you married a soldier? "What would I do but to follow the gun?" And what would you do if he died in t...
Author: Traditional
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
There's a tear in your eye and I'm wondering why For it never should be there at all With such power in your smile, sure a sto...
Authors: Ernest Ball, Chauncey Olcott, Geo Graff Jr
Whiskey In The Jar
As I was going over the far famed Kerry Mountains I met with captain Farrell and his money he was counting I first produced my...
Author: Traditional
Whiskey Is The Life Of Man
Oh whiskey is the life of man Always was since the world began Whiskey-o, Johnny-o Rise her up from down below Whiskey, w...
Author: Traditional
Whiskey On A Sunday
Oh, he sits at the corner of Beggar's Bush Astride of an old packing case And the dolls at the end of the plank were dancing ...
Author: Glyn Hughes
Whiskey, You're The Devil
Whiskey, you're the devil, you're leadin' me astray Over hills and mountains and to Americae You're sweeter, stronger, decente...
Author: Traditional
Whistling Gypsy, The
Gypsy rover, come over the hill, down through the valley so shady He whistled and he sang til the green woods rang and he won t...
Author: Traditional
Who Killed Bobby Fuller?
It's Saturday night on the Lower East Side I'm sittin' here contemplatin' suicide I just got mugged down in Tompkins Square W...
Author: Larry Kirwan
Why I Follow Celtic
Sometimes I've been asked by one man or another Why do I follow Celtic, why do I take the bother But he must be a fool, who wo...
Author: Unknown
Widow and the Devil, The
High atop a lonely moor, a Widow lived alone. Well, in she kept, and as she slept, her pillow heard her moan: "Oh, many's ...
Author: Mick Ryan
Wild Colonial Boy, The
There was a wild colonial boy, Jack Duggan was his name He was born and raised in Ireland, in a place called Castlemaine He wa...
Author: Traditional
Wild Rover, The
I've been a wild rover for many's the year I've spent all me money on whiskey and beer But now I'm returning with gold in grea...
Author: Traditional
Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go?
Oh the summertime is coming and the trees are sweetly blooming And the wild mountain thyme grows around the blooming heather ...
Author: Traditional
William Bloat
In a mean abode on the Skankill Road Lived a man named William Bloat; He had a wife, the curse of his life, Who continually g...
Author: Raymond Calvert
Wind That Shakes The Barley, The
I sat within the valley green, I sat me with my true love My sad heart strove the two between, the old love and the new love T...
Author: Robert Dwyer Joyce
Woman Cried, The
The humble home in dead of night, A flitting shadow fled, The yellow moon caught sharpened pike, Where the night shades dance...
Author: Bobby Sands
Women Are Worse Than the Men, The
Now there was an old man lived at Kellyburn braes And he had a wife was he plague of his days. The divil he came to the man a...
Author: Traditional
Women Of Ireland
There's a woman in Ireland who'd give me shelter and my fill of ale There's a woman in Ireland who'd prefer my singing to strin...
Author: Unknown
Work Of The Weavers, The
We're all met together here to sit and to crack Wi' our glasses in our hands and our work upon our back There's nae a trade am...
Author: Traditional
Wrap it Up
Now listen you people Better take this down: I'm the Bodhrán player And I'm back in town. It's me lays down the rhyth...
Author: Neil Johnston
Wrap The Green Flag Round Me, Boys
Wrap the green flag round me, boys, To die were far more sweet, with Erin's noble emblem boys, To be my winding sheet. In li...
Author: J. K. O'Reilly
Ye Jacobites By Name
Ye Jacobites by name lend an ear, lend an ear Ye Jacobites by name lend an ear Ye Jacobites by name yer faults I will proclaim...
Author: Robert Burns
You'll Never Walk Alone
When you walk through a storm, Hold your head up high, And don't be afraid of the dark, At the end of a storm, there's a gold...
Author: Oscar Hammerstein
Young Ned of the Hill
Have you ever walked the lonesome hills And heard the curlews cry Or seen the raven black as night Upon a windswept sky To w...
Authors: Terry Woods, Ron Kavana
Your Daughters And Your Sons
They wouldn't hear your music and your paintings they pulled down, they wouldn't read your writings and they banned you from to...
Author: Tommy Sands
Zoological Gardens, The
Thunder and lightning is no lark When Dublin City is in the dark So if you've any money, go up to the park And view the Zoolo...
Author: Traditional