Gaeilge

Lovely Irish rose, song / Cornelius McEleney, singing in English

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A winding river winds its way close to an Irish home,
And mingles with Strabeggey Bay where flows the Atlantic foam
' Twas in a cot close to that spot where the river gently flows
That I bid farewell to my own dear girl, my lovely Irish rose

O Carn fair, beyond compare, I never will forget
And Carn fair, beyond compare, I think I see it yet
I'd rather stray by old Millbrae where soft the green grass grows
On a summer's night with my heart's delight, my lovely Irish rose

The stranger’s land are fair to see, and stranger’s too are kind
But sure there's none as dear to me as the girl I left behind
We sailed away from Moville Bay, just at the evening's close
I waved my hand to the dear old land and my lovely Irish rose

O Mary dear, I'm lonely here, without you all the while;
I miss your loving words of cheer and I miss your Irish smile
Before I go to sleep at night, before my eyes I close
I pray that God may guide you right, my lovely Irish rose

Lovely Irish rose, song / Cornelius McEleney, singing in English
ITMA Reference Number:4576-ITMA-MP3
Main Performer: Cornelius McEleney
Title:Lovely Irish rose [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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