The Irish Song and Recitation Festival
From the Irish Roots Cafe at www.Irishroots.com
With Your Host Mike O’Laughlin

Todays Song: Dilín ó deamhas
Sung by: “Harpin’ Hank Hogan”   (Thomas “Hank” Hogan )
run time: 11:19

Listen to Hanks complete song and interview on Mondays podcast.
Listen to all of our songs and interviews on song page at:
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Advance Shownotes for this broadcast:

Today we talk with Hank, and hear is verson of
the song, along with his harp in play.  He opens
up with a note about the Hogans being a great
family of plumbers, and how his interest in Irish
music began….. (complete interview on podcast).

Notes from Hank:
“ Until recently,  Ryan Tubridy had a morning show on
RTE that was on the XM. One morning they had Cork singer, Johnny Spillane on as a guest.

Ryan asked Johnny to sing a few selections from his second Christmas album “Songs we learned at School”.

Well, I just knew that I should get that CD because I wanted to learn some Irish Singing and John Spillane had the clearest enunciation plus his vocal range was similar to mine.  I knew this song would be a good one to start out with. “

Lyrics (one of several variations):

Here are the lyrics as Gaeilge, sent to us by Hank:

Dilín ó deamhas ó deamhas
Dilín ó deamhas ó dí
Dilín ó deamhas ó deamhas ó deamhas ó
Dilín ó deamhas ó dí.

Chuirfinn mo rún chun suain,
Chuirfinn mo rún ‘na luí,
Chuirfinn mo rún chun suain go ciúin
Le dilín ó deamhas ó dí.

Is buachaill aniar aniar
Is buachaill aniar an fear
Is buachaill aniar aniar aniar,
‘S is cailín ón sliabh a bhean.

Caithimis suas is suas é,
Caithimis suas an páiste,
Caithimis suas is suas is suas é,
‘S tiocfaidh sé ‘nuas amárach.

(Chorus – chorus)

Dilín from deamhas, from deamhas,
Dilín from deamhas from drink;
Dilín from deamhas, from deamhas, since,
Dilín from deamhas from her.

Cuirfead my intention to rest,
Cuirfead my beloved lying;
Cuirfead my intention to rest quietly,
With dilín from deamhas from her.

Chorus
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I’d like súiste, súist ‘
The boy maih súist is Páid;
A good boy súiste, súiste, súist ‘
‘S is a nice girl tuirn’ is Kate.

Chorus

The boy caught, caught,
The boy caught the man;
The boy caught, caught, caught,
‘S is a girl from the mountain woman.

Chorus

Come up and up,
Come up the child;
Come up and up and up,
Till he come down tomorrow.

Chorus

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