Top Ten Irish songs to keep the party going!

Are you ready for St. Patrick’s Day? Is your liver??


St. Patrick’s Day was a more solemn occasion in Ireland once upon a time. It was a religious holiday, not a drinking one. But America decided to get a bit raucous in celebration of Ireland’s patron saint, and brought out the tacky green shamrocks and the parades. Ireland has finally gotten on the bandwagon!


Here are some songs to keep the party at the pub going strong. Complete with videos!

Now you’ve no excuse not to join in the celebrations!

Here’s a low down of the names, background and we’ve even provided you with lyrics!

“The Irish Rover”

A traditional Irish song about a magnificent, though improbable, sailing ship that reaches an unfortunate end. One that is only sung after many a beer is consumed and Irish people get nostalgic. Some may end up in tears.

Sing along now:

“On the fourth of July eighteen hundred and six,
We set sail from the sweet cove of Cork,
We were sailing away with a cargo of bricks,
For the grand city hall in New York,
‘Twas a wonderful craft, she was rigged fore-and-aft,
And oh, how the wild winds drove her.
She’d got several blasts, she’d 27 masts,
And we called her the Irish Rover…”


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Don’t miss information on Celtic myth and history, as well as practical travel planning tips, and hidden places, in my travel books.

– Better To Have Loved

– Legacy of Hunger

– Stunning, Strange and Secret: A Guide to Hidden Scotland

– Mythical, Magical, Mystical: A Guide to Hidden Ireland
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Celtic Fairies, Fables, and Folklore! Bestselling author (top #100 Amazon Canada, #1 in Paranormal Fantasy, Amazon Canada) Christy Nicholas, also known as Green Dragon, is an author, artist and accountant. After she failed to become an airline pilot, she quit her ceaseless pursuit of careers that begin with 'A', and decided to concentrate on her writing. Since she has Project Completion Disorder, she is one of the few authors with NO unfinished novels. Christy has her hands in many crafts, including digital art, beaded jewelry, writing, and photography. In real life, she's a CPA, but having grown up with art all around her (her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother are/were all artists), it sort of infected her, as it were. She wants to expose the incredible beauty in this world, hidden beneath the everyday grime of familiarity and habit, and share it with others. She uses characters out of time and places infused with magic and myth. Combine this love of beauty with a bit of financial sense and you get an art business. She does local art and craft shows, as well as sending her art to various science fiction conventions throughout the country and abroad. Facebook: Homepage: Blog: Twitter:

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