Folk and Traditional Song Lyrics:
Merry Ploughboy

Home Main Menu Folk Song Lyrics A B1 B2 B3 B4 C1 C2 C3
D1 D2 E F G H I J K L1 L2 M N O P Q R S1 S2 S3 S4 T U V W1 W2 XYZ Search Voucher Codes

Share page  Visit Us On FB

The Merry Ploughboy

The Merry Ploughboy

I am a merry ploughboy
I plough the fields all day,
But a notion came into my head
That I should run away
I'm tired of civilian life, since the day that I was born
And I'm off to join the I.R.A. I'm tomorrow morn.

cho: We're off to Dublin in the green
        In the green,
        Where the helmets glisten in the sun
        Where bayonets flash and rifles clash
        To the echoes of a Thompson Gun.

Download the song in PDF format for printout etc. Download the song in RTF format for editing etc.