Gaeilge

Lonely woods of Upton, song / Cornelius McEleney, singing in English

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Many homes are filled with sorrow and with sadness
Many hearts are filled with anguish and with pain
For old Ireland now she hangs her head in mourning
For the men who fell at Upton for Sinn Fein

Let the moon shine out tonight along the valley
Where those men who fought for freedom now are laid
May they rest in peace those men who died for Ireland
And who fell at Upton ambush for Sinn Fein

Some were thinking of their mothers, wives and sweethearts
Some were thinking of their dear old Irish homes
Did they think of how they drilled along the valley
Or when they marched out from Cork city to their doom

Let the moon shine out tonight along the valley
Where those men who fought for freedom now are laid
May they rest in peace those men who died for Ireland
And who fell at Upton ambush for Sinn Fein

The morning cry rang out: "Fix your bayonets"
And the gallant lads they fixed them for the fray
Gallantly they fought and died for old Ireland
Around the lonely woods of Upton far away

Let the moon shine out tonight along the valley
Where those men who fought for freedom now are laid
May they rest in peace those men who died for Ireland
And who fell at Upton ambush for Sinn Fein

Lonely woods of Upton, song / Cornelius McEleney, singing in English
ITMA Reference Number:4573-ITMA-MP3
Main Performer: Cornelius McEleney
Title:Lonely woods of Upton [sound recording] / Cornelius McEleney, singing in English
Section:Sound Recordings
Copyright:Performer and Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle
Physical Description:1 computer file (MP3 file, ca. 4 mins.) : digital stereo
Format:MP3
Subject:Ireland: Singing in English
Contributor:Cathy McEleney
Language:English
Corporate Author:Inishowen Song Project
Series:Cornelius McEleney Collection
URL:http://www.inishowensinging.ie
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