Irish Stew Of Sindidun


I wish I was in Carrickfergus
Only for nights in Ballygrand
I would swim over the deepest ocean
Only for nights in Ballygrand
But the sea is wide , I cannot swim over
And neither have I the wings to fly
I wish I had a handsome boatman
To ferry me over my love and I

Now in Kilkenny it is reported
On marble stones as black as ink
With gold and silver I will support her
But I'll sing no more now ‘till I get a drink
Cause I'm drunk today and I'm seldom sober
A handsome rover from town to town
Ah but I'm sick now my days are numbered
Come all you young men and lay me down

Autor: Trad. / arr. Irish Stew of Sindidun