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Suas E! Dmhnall Mac 'Ic Iain
   
Credits: a) Dmhnall Mac 'Ic Iain - Traditional
b) Tha Mi 'G Iarraidh Uisge Beatha - Jonathan Dembling
   
Appears On: Suas E!
   
Language: Gidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
Ma dh'eugas Dmhnall mac 'ic Iain If Donald son of the son of John dies
Eugaich e an cosnach He'll die employed
Ma dh'eugas Dmhnall mac 'ic Iain If Donald son of the son of John dies
Bidh sinn air a thrradh We'll be at his funeral
Ma dh'eugas Dmhnall mac 'ic Iain If Donald son of the son of John dies
Eugaich e an cosnach He'll die employed
Ma dh'eugas Dmhnall mac 'ic Iain If Donald son of the son of John dies
Bidh sinn air a thrradh We'll be at his funeral
   
Gheobh sinn aran agus m We'll get bread and butter
'S cise na banaraich And the milkmaid's cheese
Gheobh sinn aran agus m We'll get bread and butter
Uisge-beath' an Tisich And the Toiseach's whisky
Gheobh sinn aran agus m We'll get bread and butter
'S cise na banaraich And the milkmaid's cheese
Gheobh sinn aran agus m We'll get bread and butter
Uisge-beath' an Tisich And the Toiseach's whisky
   
Iain Bn mac Dhmhnaill 'ic 'ic Iain Fair John son of Donald son of the son of John
'S lidir gu carachd e He's strong at wrestling
Iain Bn mac Dhmhnaill 'ic 'ic Iain Fair John son of Donald son of the son of John
Chuir e dheth a chta He put off his coat
Iain Bn mac Dhmhnaill 'ic 'ic Iain Fair John son of Donald son of the son of John
'S lidir gu carachd e He's strong at wrestling
Iain Bn mac Dhmhnaill 'ic 'ic Iain Fair John son of Donald son of the son of John
Chuir e dheth a chta He put off his coat
   
Dmhnall mac Iain againn fhn Our own Donald son of John
Fear a b'fherr a bh'aca-san The best man they had
Dmhnall mac Iain againn fhn Our own Donald son of John
Fear a b'fherr a' Bhrigh' The best man in the Brae
Dmhnall mac Iain againn fhn Our own Donald son of John
Fear a b'fherr a bh'aca-san The best man they had
Dmhnall mac Iain againn fhn Our own Donald son of John
Fear a b'fherr a' Bhrigh' The best man in the Brae
   
Ma dh'eugas Dmhnall mac 'ic Iain If Donald son of the son of John dies
Eugaich e an cosnach He'll die employed
Ma dh'eugas Dmhnall mac 'ic Iain If Donald son of the son of John dies
Bidh sinn air a thrradh We'll be at his funeral
Ma dh'eugas Dmhnall mac 'ic Iain If Donald son of the son of John dies
Eugaich e an cosnach He'll die employed
Ma dh'eugas Dmhnall mac 'ic Iain If Donald son of the son of John dies
Bidh sinn air a thrradh We'll be at his funeral
   
Gheobh sinn aran agus m We'll get bread and butter
'S cise na banaraich And the milkmaid's cheese
Gheobh sinn aran agus m We'll get bread and butter
Uisge-beath' an Tisich And the Toiseach's whisky
Gheobh sinn aran agus m We'll get bread and butter
'S cise na banaraich And the milkmaid's cheese
Gheobh sinn aran agus m We'll get bread and butter
Uisge-beath' an Tisich And the Toiseach's whisky
   
  (1st & 2nd verses sung in unison 2x)
   
Tha mi 'g iarraidh uisge beatha I want whiskey
Tha mi 'g iarraidh beer eile I want another beer
Tha mi 'g iarraidh uisge beatha I want whiskey
Chan eil mi gad iarraidh I don't want you
   
Tha mi 'g iarraidh uisge beatha I want whiskey
Tha mi 'g iarraidh beer eile I want another beer
Tha mi 'g iarraidh uisge beatha I want whiskey
Chan eil mi gad iarraidh I don't want you
   
  (1st, 2nd & 5th verses sung in unison 2x)