Add Explanation
Add Meaning
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Capercaillie – Hoireann O lyrics

Early I arose
I went out by the glen of branches
I came back by the glen of the flocks
I found the brown-haired girl still in bed
I folded her in my own plaid
And vowed that she need fear no harm
That I would give her to her own mother
How distressed I was, my love
But if I come back from Ireland
What presents you will get.

'S moch an diugh a rinn mi eirigh
Ghabh mi mach ri gleann na geigeadh
Thaining mi steach gleann na spreidheadh
Fhuair mi ghruagach dhonn gun eirigh
Lub mi 'na mo bhreacan fhein i
's thug mi boid nach b'eagal beud dhi
Gun tugainn dha mathair fhein i
'S mise ghaoil a bha 'nam eiginn
Ach ma thilleas mis' as Eirinn
'S tusa ghaoil a gheibh am preusant

Lyrics taken from

  • Email
  • Correct


      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      This page is missing some information about the song. Please expand it to include this information. You can help by uploading artist's image, adding song structure elements, writing song meaning or creating lyrics explanation.



      [an error occurred while processing the directive]