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30 August 2017 0 Comments

Mursheen 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 told me brother Seamus I’d go off and be right famous And I never would return again ’til I roamed the world wide Goodbye Muirsheen Durkin sure I’m sick and […]

30 August 2017 0 Comments

Star of the County Down

In Banbridge Town in the County Down One morning last July, From a boreen green came a sweet colleen And she smiled as she passed me by. She looked so sweet from her two bare feet To the sheen of her nut brown hair. Such a coaxing elf, sure I shook myself For to see […]

30 August 2017 0 Comments

The Fields of Athenry

Written by Pete St John 1970’s By a lonely prison wall, I heard a young girl calling Michael they are taking you away, For you stole Trevelyn’s corn So the young might see the morn, Now a prison ship lies waiting in the bay Low lie, The Fields Of Athenry Where once we watched the […]