The Castle of Dromore – Maureen Hegarty
An Irish lullaby I started singing a long time ago and I never tire of it… beautiful melody and beautiful words. I love lullabies but I think this and ‘The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby’ are my favourites. The Castle of Dromore The October winds lament Around the Castle of Dromore, But peace is in her lofty halls, My loving treasure store. Though autumn leaves may droop and die A bud of spring are you. Sing hush-a-bye loo, la loo, lo lan, Sing hush-a-bye loo, la lo. Bring no ill winds to hinder us, My helpless babe and me, Dread spirits of the Blackwater Clan Eoghan’s wild banshee. For Holy Mary pitying us In heav’n for grace doth sue. Sing hush-a-bye loo, la loo, lo lan, Sing hush-a-bye loo, la lo. Take time to thrive, my rose of hope, In the garden of Dromore. Take heed, young eaglet, till your wings Haave feathers fit to soar. A little rest and then the world Is full of work to do Sing hush-a-bye loo, la loo, lo lan, Sing hush-a-bye loo, la lo.
Check out digitalized sheet music for Castle Of Dromore by Folk
The Castle of Dromore on the Harp
The Castle of Dromore – a recent addition to my repertoire.