“The Shankill Boozers”


"If you feel like getting full boys, the Shankill is your bet, Have a pint in ev'ry pub and see how far you get" "We'll start us off in North Street at the Elephant Bar ... [until] the Woodvale Arms, all things to an end must come."


Hammond-Belfast: Written in 1966: "an accurate account of an alcoholic odyssey from North Street to Woodvale [Belfast]." - BS


  1. Hammond-Belfast, pp. 48-49, "The Shankill Boozers" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Hamm048


Author: Bernard Keenan (source: Hammond-Belfast)
Earliest date: 1978 (Hammond-Belfast)
Keywords: drink nonballad travel