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The Daltaí Boards » Archive: 1999-2004 » 2001 (January-June) » Dervish lyrics translation « Previous Next »

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kmaloney (spider-ti064.proxy.aol.com - 152.163.194.204)
Posted on Sunday, February 18, 2001 - 09:31 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

I need a translation of the following line which is also
the title of the song.

AR EIRINN NI NEOSFAINN CE HI

also:
cailin ban

thanks!!

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Aonghus (vpn.parthus.com - 62.221.5.1)
Posted on Monday, February 19, 2001 - 03:58 am:   Edit Post Print Post

I would not, even if I were to gain Ireland, reveal her name

Cailín bán - white girl

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kevin maloney (spider-th051.proxy.aol.com - 152.163.213.66)
Posted on Saturday, February 24, 2001 - 09:34 am:   Edit Post Print Post

I did notice at the end of the song they do not repeat
the phrase in question, instead they say "But for Ireland
I won't tell her name". I don't know if this implies a
direct translation of the previous verse.

Thanks for the Translation!!!

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