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Smokey Stoor Of Scariff

December 10th, 2008 No comments

Recorded at Shay’s Studio, April 2005

On a fine summer’s day,
Walk the East Clare Way
See a chimney piercing the sky.
Well it blows day and night and
The smoke is black and white.
Smell the chimney, piercing the sky.

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Seven Days Torture

December 10th, 2008 No comments

Recorded at Shay’s Studio, April 2005

There’s a balanced view on the Nine O’Clock News
It’s the BBC – it must be true
Sinn Féin are on News At Ten
It’s lip-reading time again.

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See you again

December 10th, 2008 No comments

Recorded at Shay’s Studio, April 2005

Well, it’s farewell to Ireland
I’m leaving again.
When this May morning dawns
Another parting will begin
With a sense of hope across the land
For our daughters and our sons.
For the first time in my life
I feel the healing has begun.

I want to see you again.

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Over the water

December 10th, 2008 No comments

Recorded at Shay’s Studio, April 2005

My brothers and sisters when they reached eighteen years
They caused my mammy to shed many tears.
Yes, my mammy cried when they had to decide
To go over the water.

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Napoleon’s Nose

December 10th, 2008 No comments

Recorded at Shay’s Studio, April 2005

As I was a-walking
In the North of Belfast
I came to a-talking
With a girl from Belfast

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Love In The Dark

December 10th, 2008 No comments

Recorded at Shay’s Studio, April 2005

One Night, I was walking alone.
Thought I was talking alone.
So sure I was walking alone,
But I was wrong – oh love in the dark.

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