heading to Dublin for a buddies bachelor party! Post some of your favorite irish old timey drinking tunes (aren’t they all!). Favorite of mine…
I’M A SAILOR PEG AND I LOST MY LEG!
An old classic.
which the Mountain Goats stole the chorus (including the bit in Irish - poorly) for…
haha is that just a tune you listen to while drinking?
Check out my buddies band Lynched
ah they’re great
That’s what they were looking for right? This is one too.
No idea now.
My initial reaction was “But David Byrne is Scottish!”
CLIMBING UP THE TOP SAILS, I’VE LOST MY LEG!
Not a drinking tune but there’s not many threads on DiS where I would get an excuse to post a song by an Irish folk singer. I’ve always loved a bit of Christy Moore, someone partly handed down to me by by Limerick-native dad. Viva La Quinta Brigada is one of his best songs, a tribute to the Irish volunteers who fought for the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War: