Siúil a Rún

An all-time classic in the world of Celtic music represented here by the well-known version from Clannad.

I wish I was on yonder hill
‘Tis there I’d sit and cry my fill,
And every tear would turn a mill,
Is go dte tu mo mhuirnin slan

[chorus]
Siuil, siuil, siul a run,
Siuil go sochair agus siuil go ciuin
Siuil go doras agus ealaigh lion
Is go dte tu mo mhuirnin slan

I’ll sell my rod, I’ll sell my reel,
I’ll sell my only spinning wheel,
To buy my love a sword of steel
Is go dte tu mo mhuirnin slan.
[chorus]

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