Mudcat Café message #1467761 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #3058   Message #1467761
Posted By: GUEST,Declan
22-Apr-05 - 05:22 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier
Subject: RE: Origins: Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier
Súil a Grá - means walk my love. Súil a Rúin means more or less the same thing. In the Gaelic version of the song it is an encouragement to his love to walk to the door and elope with the singer - "Súil go doras agus éalaigh liom"