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Lyr Req: Hannigan's Hooley (Cecil Sheridan)

GUEST,Irishsinger@hotmail.com 08 Jan 03 - 04:45 PM
weerover 09 Jan 03 - 07:56 AM
Big Tim 09 Jan 03 - 12:39 PM
weerover 09 Jan 03 - 01:23 PM
Jim Dixon 16 Aug 10 - 04:47 PM
GUEST,Joanne Kieran 23 Nov 12 - 06:18 PM
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Subject: Lyr Req: There's a Hoolie on in Hannigans House T
From: GUEST,Irishsinger@hotmail.com
Date: 08 Jan 03 - 04:45 PM

Any one got the words of "There's a Hoolie on in Hannigans house tonight" written by Cecil Sheridan from Dublin Ireland.


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Subject: Lyr Add: HANNIGAN'S HOOLEY (Cecil Sheridan)
From: weerover
Date: 09 Jan 03 - 07:56 AM

This was on the Prof's Traditional Music Pages (now apparently gone) as follows:

HANNIGAN'S HOOLEY

Now Hannigan was an Irishman who came from Erin's isle
He was a rogue who had a brogue you'd hear for half a mile
When Hannigan gives a hooley sure the news soon gets about
Tho' you may be just a stranger, if you're passing by he'll shout
Oh! Come into the parlour you can make yourself at home
Come into the parlour sure you won't be on your own

There's Mick McGee and there's Rafferty and there's Murphy and Muldoon
They say McGilligan's daughter doesn't know the taste of water
And there's kegs of stout, it's sticking out
There's grub for half the town
There's bottles of good poteen if you want to wash it down
So if you're Irish you're sure of a welcome
For there's a hooley on at Hannigan's house tonight
You must be there for there's a hooley on in Hannigan's house tonight

There's tons of ham and there's legs of lamb if you look around the room
The knives and forks are flashing and there's nothing on the ration
There is quite a store of eggs galore, there's corned beef and there's veal
A sit down tea and a stand up fight at every bloomin' meal
So if you're Irish you're sure of a welcome
For there's a hooley on at Hannigan's house tonight

Now there's Hannigan, Brannigan, Micky Malone
Missus O'Rafferty, Biddy McKeown
The Ballymaquilty band will play a jig with all its might
And if Brady meets O'Grady there'll be ructions or a fight
Take it from me there's a bit of a spree in Hannigan's house tonight

Sorry, no idea of tune and the metre looks a bit iffy in places but apart from one or two obvious mistakes I've copied it as it was on the site

wr
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-Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's a Hoolie on in Hannigans House T
From: Big Tim
Date: 09 Jan 03 - 12:39 PM

This is a very well known song, I'm surprised someone didn't come back with words and music quicker. The tune is brilliant and fits the lyrics perfectly.

wr: I'll put it on a tape for you.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's a Hoolie on in Hannigans House T
From: weerover
Date: 09 Jan 03 - 01:23 PM

If I get this on tape from Big Tim I'll have a go at posting an abc if no one does it sooner


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Hannigan's Hooley (Cecil Sheridan)
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 16 Aug 10 - 04:47 PM

HANNIGAN'S HOOLEY, sung by Maureen Potter, can be heard at YouTube.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Hannigan's Hooley (Cecil Sheridan)
From: GUEST,Joanne Kieran
Date: 23 Nov 12 - 06:18 PM

My Mam is Cecil's daughter... can I help with anything?


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Hannigan's Hooley (Cecil Sheridan)
From: MartinRyan
Date: 23 Nov 12 - 08:31 PM

HI GUESTJoanne

There are a few people around here interested in your grandfather's songs and similar material. Keep an eye out in the thread titles!

Regards


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Subject: Lyr Add: HANNIGAN'S HOOLEY (Ruby Murray)
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 24 Nov 12 - 12:53 AM

My transcription from a recording found at Spotify:


HANNIGAN'S HOOLEY
As sung by Ruby Murray on "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling/Irish...and Proud of It" (2003)

Come into the parlour, sure, and make yourself at home.
Come into the parlour; sure, you won't be on your own,
'Cause if you're Irish, you're sure of a welcome,
For there's a hooley on at Hannigan's house tonight.

It's Hannigan, Brannigan, Micky Malone,
Missus O'Rafferty, Biddy McKeown.
The Ballymaquilty band will play a jig with all its might.
If Brady meets O'Grady there'll be ructions or a fight.
Take it from me: there's a bit of a spree in Hannigan's house tonight.

Come into the parlour, sure, and make yourself at home.
Come into the parlour; sure, you won't be on your own.
There's Mick McGee; there's Rafferty; there's Murphy and Muldoon.
They say McGilligan's daughter doesn't know the taste of water.

There's kegs of stout a-sticking out; there's grub for half the town.
There's bottles of good poteen if you want to wash it down,
So if you're Irish, you're sure of a welcome,
For there's a hooley on at Hannigan's house tonight.
You should be there for there's a hooley in Hannigan's house tonight.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Hannigan's Hooley (Cecil Sheridan)
From: GUEST,John Foxen
Date: 24 Nov 12 - 02:16 PM

Packie Byrne and Bonnie Shaljean have a fine version of this song on The Half Door, now sadly out of print. Bonnie may well have the dots for this. If not I'll try to ABC it.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Hannigan's Hooley (Cecil Sheridan)
From: GUEST,Joanne Kieran
Date: 26 Nov 12 - 08:14 PM

I'll put it on manuscript if anyone wants it.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Hannigan's Hooley (Cecil Sheridan)
From: GUEST
Date: 26 Nov 12 - 08:22 PM

Mam does a fabulous version of it! Goes down a bomb with young and old. She always follows it with Mick McGilligan's Ball!


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