Thanks Alison, that is it. And no, I know the tune. The version I have is sung by a guy who plays a mean hammer dulcimer and he sings it so fast I t get the words. There are some additional verses: No wonder that the Irish lad should be so gay and frisky, Sure St. Patty taught them that as well as making whisky.
No wonder that the sait himself should understand distillin' His mother ran a sheaving shop in the town of Vaniskellen (SP) (next page)