Irish Drinking Tunes


#1

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…


#2

I’M A SAILOR PEG AND I LOST MY LEG!


#3

An old classic.


#4

#5

American mate.


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#8

which the Mountain Goats stole the chorus (including the bit in Irish - poorly) for…


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#10

haha is that just a tune you listen to while drinking?


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#13

Check out my buddies band Lynched


#14

ah they’re great


#15

That’s what they were looking for right? This is one too.


#16

No idea now.
My initial reaction was “But David Byrne is Scottish!”


#17

CLIMBING UP THE TOP SAILS, I’VE LOST MY LEG!


#18

Still American :grin:


#19

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:


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