Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafemuddy

Post to this Thread - Sort Descending - Printer Friendly - Home

Lyr Req: Spailpín Óg

GUEST,gillianmc 26 May 09 - 04:14 PM
GUEST,Mags 07 Apr 12 - 03:48 PM
Share Thread
Lyrics & Knowledge Search [Advanced]
DT  Forum
Sort (Forum) by:relevance date
DT Lyrics:

Subject: Lyr Req: Spailpín Óg- The Boxer
From: GUEST,gillianmc
Date: 26 May 09 - 04:14 PM

Hi, I'm looking for the irish language lyrics for the song Spailpín Óg ... the irish version of The Boxer. I learned it at Irish College in Dingle a few years ago and I love the song but I can only remember a few lines. Here are the lines I remember.

Spailpín óg bocht mise
Is umraiteach é mo shaol
Tá mo óige beagnach chaite
Is mo airegad go léir, Tá sé caillte 'gam
Ach mo léan, is ainnis iad na ???????

Thats as far as i can remember and i really want to learn it again.
If anyone recognises it and can post the rest i would be grateful.

(the lyrics i have written may not be spelled correctly!)



Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Spailpín Óg
From: GUEST,Mags
Date: 07 Apr 12 - 03:48 PM

I can see this post was made almost 3 years ago, so you may never see this response, but, my god I've been singing this song since I went to Cape Clear years ago! I searched it on Google to see if I could find the correct lyrics and this post was the only thing that came up!
Now I have no guarantees the spelling is right either, (it was about 7 years ago now), but I'll give it a shot.

Spailpín óg bocht mise is imreochtach é mo shaol,
Táim óga, beagnach caite,
'Gus mo hairgeid go léir, cailte agam,
Ach mo lean, is ainnis iad na cursaí ma tá orm dul i gcéin,
Lie la lie.....

Nuair a dfhágas gach rud i mo dhiadh
Bhíos i mo ladín óg
Mar chairde ndaoine bhochta ar sráideanna sna bhailte-móra,
'Gus uaigneas orm,
Ach mar sin féin, nilím cailt nilím cailte,
Tá muiníneach asam féin!
Lie la lie....

That's how I've been singing it anyway, hope you see this!


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate
  Share Thread:

Reply to Thread
Subject:  Help
Preview   Automatic Linebreaks   Make a link ("blue clicky")

Mudcat time: 21 September 12:13 AM EDT

[ Home ]

All original material is copyright © 1998 by the Mudcat Café Music Foundation, Inc. All photos, music, images, etc. are copyright © by their rightful owners. Every effort is taken to attribute appropriate copyright to images, content, music, etc. We are not a copyright resource.