“Buachaill On Eirne (Boy from Ireland)”


Gaelic. Singer claims great wealth and would marry a girl without a dowry. He doesn't work but drinks and plays with women for a short time each. He warns not to marry an old man; a young man who lives only one year can give her a son or a daughter.


The description is based on the translation for "Buachaill on Eirne (Boy from Ireland)" for the Clannad site at jtwinc.com. - BS


  • Liam Clancy, "Buachaill On Eirne" (on IRLClancy01)


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1965 (IRLClancy01)
Found in: Ireland