Dublin In The Rare Old Times Song Lyrics

The Dubliners

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Raised on songs & stories, heroes of re-known
The passing tales & glories that once was Dublin town
The hallowed halls & houses, the haunting childrens' rhymes
That once was Dublin city in the rare ould times

[Chorus:]
Ring a ring a rosie, as the light declines
I remember Dublin city in the rare ould times

My name it is Sean Demspey, as Dublin as can be
Born hard & late in Pimlico, in a house that ceased to be
By trade I was a cooper, lost out to redundancy
Like my house that fell to progress, my trade's a memory

& I courted Peggy Dignan, as pretty as you please
Raised on songs & stories, heroes of re-known
The passing tales & glories that once was Dublin town
The hallowed halls & houses, the haunting childrens' rhymes
That once was Dublin city in the rare ould times

[Chorus:]
Ring a ring a rosie, as the light declines
I remember Dublin city in the rare ould times

My name it is Sean Demspey, as Dublin as can be
Born hard & late in Pimlico, in a house that ceased to be
By trade I was a cooper, lost out to redundancy
Like my house that fell to progress, my trade's a memory

& I courted Peggy Dignan, as pretty as you please

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 The Black Velvet Band
  • 2 The Foggy Dew
  • 3 The Banks of the Roses
  • 4 Carrickfergus
  • 5 McAlpine's Fusiliers
  • 6 Seven Drunken Nights
  • 7 Don't Give Up 'til It's Over
  • 8 South Australia
  • 9 Dublin in the Rare Old Times
    CD 2
  • 1 Whiskey in the Jar
  • 2 Grace
  • 3 The Showman's Fancy / The Wonder Hornpipe / The Swallow's Tail
  • 4 The Wild Rover
  • 5 Raglan Road
  • 6 RĂ³isin the Bow
  • 7 The Fields of Athenry
  • 8 Marino Casino / Gerry Cronins Reel / Denis Langtons Reel / The Irish Washerwoman
  • 9 Dirty Old Town
  • 10 The Irish Rover
  • 11 Molly Malone
  • credits


    album: Track in album Live From the Gaiety
    release date: 2004-5-3
    popularity : 281 users have visited this page.
    length: 5:23

    Album Information

    label: ZYX Music
    country(area): Germany
    format: CD
    barcode: 090204918270
    script: Latin