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Star of the County Down
Limerick Rake
Raglan Road
Molly Malone
Dirty Old Town
Fiddler’s Green
Spancil Hill
Only Our Rivers
Black Velvet Band
Foggy Dew
Fields of Athenry
Whiskey in the Jar


As we gather in the chapel here
In old Kilmainham Jail,
I think about these past few weeks,
Will they say we failed?
From our schooldays, we were told
That we must yearn for liberty,
But all I want in this dark place
Is to have you here with me.

And Grace, just hold me in your arms
And let this moment linger.
They’ll take me out at dawn, and I will die.
With all my love,
I’ll place this wedding ring
Upon your finger;
There won’t be time to share our love
For we must say goodbye.

And I know it’s hard for you, my love,
To ever understand
The love I feel for this great land,
My love for this dear land.
But when Pardaig called me to his side
Down in the GPO,
I had to leave my own sick bed,
With him I had to go.


And as the dawn is breaking,
My heart is breaking, too,
On this May morn, as I walk out,
My thoughts will be of you,
And I’ll write some words upon the wall
So everyone will know
I loved so much that I could see
His blood upon the rose.


—-Frank and Sean O’Meara