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GUEST,Marian Connemara???song details? (6) Lyr Add: HILLS OF CONNEMARA 12 Jun 01


Hi Daniel,

I know a song I perform with my own band it's called "The Hills of Connemara" Although the song doesn't contain anything about language, here are the lyrics:

CHORUS: 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
Keep the smoke from rising, Barney.

Keep your eyes well peeled today
The excise men are on their way
Searching for the mountain tay
In the hills of Connemara. CHORUS

Swinging to the left, swinging to the right
The excise men will dance all night
Drinkin' up the tay till the broad daylight
In the hills of Connemara. CHORUS

A gallon for the butcher and a quart for John
And a bottle for poor old Father Tom
Just to help the poor old dear along
In the hills of Connemara. CHORUS

Stand your ground, for it's too late
The excise men are at the gate.
Glory be to Paddy, but they're drinkin' it straight
In the hills of Connemara. CHORUS 2 TIMES

Hope this may help you. If there are more questions about this song send an email to: Ireland@eurosport.com

Greetings, Marian


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