The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #67275   Message #1123758
Posted By: GUEST
25-Feb-04 - 04:24 PM
Thread Name: Dilemma with 'Siul A Ruin'
Subject: RE: Dilemma with 'Siul A Ruin'
I'm with Malcolm, don't make yourself leap thru hoops. If you were an Irish-American of that period, you would likely sing it in the real tongue amongst your own friends and family, and translate it the best you could into an English version for the gang around the old soldier's campfire, keeping a few pretty irish words in the refrain.