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

Limerick Rake

Well, I am a young fella
Who’s easy and bold.
In Castletown Connors,
I’m very well known.
In Newcastle West, I spent manys a note
On Peggy and Judy and Mary.
Me father rebuked me
For being such a rake,
For spending me time 
Iin such frolicsome ways
But I ne’er can forget
The good nature of Jane,
Agus fagaidhmididmid suid mar a ta se. (Gaelic)

If I chance for to go
To the market at Croom
With a cock in me hat, me pipes in full tune,
I am welcomed at once,
Brought up to a room
Where Bacchus is sporting with Venus.
There’s Peggy and Jane
From the town of Buree
And Biddy from Bruff and we all on a spree
Such a combing of locks
As there was about me
Agus fagaidhmididmid suid mar a ta se. (Gaelic)

Some say I’m foolish
And some say I’m wise
Being fond of the women I think is no crime
For the son of King David
Had ten hundred wives
And his wisdom was highly recorded.
When I’m on me back
And me soul is at peace,
The women will come to cry at me feet,
And their sons and their daughters
Will offer their prayers
To the Lord for the soul of their father.

—-Traditional

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