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Cuilidh Puirt-A-Beul Set
   
Credits: Traditional; arranged by amon Doorley, Julie Fowlis & Ross Martin
  a) 'S Toigh Leam Fhn Buntta 'S m
b) Tha Fionnlagh Ag Innearadh
c) Hg Oiridh Hiridh Hairidh
   
Appears On: Cuilidh
   
Language: Gidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
'S toigh leam fhn buntta 's m I'm fond of potatoes and butter
'S toigh leam fhn na caileagan I'm fond of the ladies
'S toigh leam fhn buntta 's m I'm fond of potatoes and butter
Is nghneagan a' bhaile seo And the girls of this village
'S toigh leam fhn buntta 's m I'm fond of potatoes and butter
'S toigh leam fhn na caileagan I'm fond of the ladies
'S toigh leam fhn buntta 's m I'm fond of potatoes and butter
Is nghneagan a' bhaile seo And the girls of this village
(4x) (4x)
   
Tha Fionnlagh ag innearadh Finlay is spreading manure
Tha Fionnlagh ag innearadh Finlay is spreading manure
Tha Fionnlagh 's a mhthair Finlay and his mother
A' rcadh na h-innearach Are raking the manure
Tha Fionnlagh ag innearadh Finlay is spreading manure
Tha Fionnlagh ag innearadh Finlay is spreading manure
Tha Fionnlagh 's a mhthair Finlay and his mother
A' rcadh na h-innearach Are raking the manure
   
Theab Miri a mharbhadh Mary nearly killed him
A mharbhadh, a mharbhadh Killed him, killed him
Theab Miri a mharbhadh Mary nearly killed him
Fon an eallach arbhair With the load of corn
Theab Miri a mharbhadh Mary nearly killed him
A mharbhadh, a mharbhadh Killed him, killed him
Theab Miri a mharbhadh Mary nearly killed him
Fon an eallach arbhair With the load of corn
   
Tha Fionnlagh ag innearadh Finlay is spreading manure
Tha Fionnlagh ag innearadh Finlay is spreading manure
Tha Fionnlagh le bhriogais odhar Finlay with his dun-colored trousers
A' cur fodh' na h-innearach Is digging in the manure
Tha Fionnlagh ag innearadh Finlay is spreading manure
Tha Fionnlagh ag innearadh Finlay is spreading manure
Tha Fionnlagh le bhriogais odhar Finlay with his dun-colored trousers
A' cur fodh' na h-innearach Is digging in the manure
   
Theab Miri a mharbhadh Mary nearly killed him
A mharbhadh, a mharbhadh Killed him, killed him
Theab Miri a mharbhadh Mary nearly killed him
Fon an eallach arbhair With the load of corn
Theab Miri a mharbhadh Mary nearly killed him
A mharbhadh, a mharbhadh Killed him, killed him
Theab Miri a mharbhadh Mary nearly killed him
Fon an eallach arbhair With the load of corn
   
Tha Fionnlagh ag innearadh Finlay is spreading manure
Tha Fionnlagh ag innearadh Finlay is spreading manure
Tha Fionnlagh 's a mhthair Finlay and his mother
A' rcadh na h-innearach Are raking the manure
Tha Fionnlagh ag innearadh Finlay is spreading manure
Tha Fionnlagh ag innearadh Finlay is spreading manure
Tha Fionnlagh le bhriogais odhar Finlay with his dun-colored trousers
A' cur fodh' na h-innearach Is digging in the manure
   
Theab Miri a mharbhadh Mary nearly killed him
A mharbhadh, a mharbhadh Killed him, killed him
Theab Miri a mharbhadh Mary nearly killed him
Fon an eallach arbhair With the load of corn
Theab Miri a mharbhadh Mary nearly killed him
A mharbhadh, a mharbhadh Killed him, killed him
Theab Miri a mharbhadh Mary nearly killed him
Fon an eallach arbhair With the load of corn
   
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
Hg oiridh Maireabhal Hug oiridh, Maireabhal
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
'S buaidheach na taighean ann Bonnie are the houses there
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
Hg oiridh Maireabhal Hug oiridh, Maireabhal
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
'S buaidheach na taighean ann Bonnie are the houses there
   
'S bragha na taighean sglat Beautiful the slate-roofed houses
'S bragha na glainneachan Beautiful the glass windows
'S bragha na taighean sglat Beautiful the slate-roofed houses
Thog iad ann am Maireabhal They built in Maireabhal
'S bragha na taighean sglat Beautiful the slate-roofed houses
'S bragha na glainneachan Beautiful the glass windows
'S bragha na taighean sglat Beautiful the slate-roofed houses
Thog iad ann am Maireabhal They built in Maireabhal
   
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
Hg oiridh Maireabhal Hug oiridh, Maireabhal
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
'S buaidheach na taighean ann Bonnie are the houses there
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
Hg oiridh Maireabhal Hug oiridh, Maireabhal
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
'S buaidheach na taighean ann Bonnie are the houses there
   
Dh'fhaighneachd mi 'm faighinn dram I asked if I could have a dram
Theann iad ri fanaid orm They began to mock me
"Seinnse san taigh ud thall "A hostelry in yonder house
'S cabhraich an crannachain" And froth on churns"
Dh'fhaighneachd mi 'm faighinn dram I asked if I could have a dram
Theann iad ri fanaid orm They began to mock me
"Seinnse san taigh ud thall "A hostelry in yonder house
'S cabhraich an crannachain" And froth on churns"
   
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
Hg oiridh Maireabhal Hug oiridh, Maireabhal
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
'S buaidheach na taighean ann Bonnie are the houses there
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
Hg oiridh Maireabhal Hug oiridh, Maireabhal
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
'S buaidheach na taighean ann Bonnie are the houses there
   
Nghneagan air an trigh Girls on the beach
Brighdeanan iomairt orra Wearing striped shawls
Nghneagan air an trigh Girls on the beach
Pltaichean murain orra Wearing plaids of bent-grass
Nghneagan air an trigh Girls on the beach
Brighdeanan iomairt orra Wearing striped shawls
Nghneagan air an trigh Girls on the beach
Pltaichean murain orra Wearing plaids of bent-grass
   
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
Hg oiridh Maireabhal Hug oiridh, Maireabhal
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
'S buaidheach na taighean ann Bonnie are the houses there
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
Hg oiridh Maireabhal Hug oiridh, Maireabhal
Hg oiridh hiridh hairidh Hug oiridh hiridh hairidh
'S buaidheach na taighean ann Bonnie are the houses there