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Thread #2717   Message #851795
Posted By: GUEST,JTT
21-Dec-02 - 03:14 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Mo Ghile Mear (from Sting/Chieftains)
Subject: RE: Mo Ghile Mear
It's an Irish song - the Irish Jacobites had plenty of songs that used Bonnie Prince Charlie - expressed as "an buachaill beo" - "the living lad", "Mac an Ceannaire" (the Merchant's Son) and so on, as the saviour to come. This is one of them, eulogising him as a hero, as Caesar and so on.