Watch: Beidh Aonach Amárach

Popular Irish Song

Kids in Ireland have been learning this Irish language song for decades.

Meaning

The title in Irish Gaelic means "There will be a market tomorrow". It's the story of a young girl asking her mother to go to the market, but is told she's not old enough yet.

Singer

Sung by Siobhán, Bitesize Irish language assistant. She is practiced in "sean-nós" traditional Irish singing.

Lyrics for Beidh Aonach Amárach

Beidh aonach amárach i gContae an Chláir
Beidh aonach amárach i gContae an Chláir
Beidh aonach amárach i gContae an Chláir
Cé mhaith dom é, ní bheidh mé ann?

Chorus:
S’ a mháithrín, an ligfidh tú chun aonaigh mé?
A mháithrín, an ligfidh tú chun aonaigh mé?
A mháithrín, an ligfidh tú chun aonaigh mé?
A mhuirnín óg ná héiligh é.

Níl tú a deich nó a haon déag fós
Níl tú a deich nó a haon déag fós
Níl tú a deich nó a haon déag fós
Nuair a bheidh tú a trí déag beidh tú mór

Chorus

B’fhearr liom féin mo ghréasaí bróg.
B’fhearr liom féin mo ghréasaí bróg.
B’fhearr liom féin mo ghréasaí bróg.
Ná oifigeach airm faoi lásaí óir.

Chorus

Beidh aonach amárach i gContae an Chláir
Beidh aonach amárach i gContae an Chláir
Beidh aonach amárach i gContae an Chláir
Cé mhaith dom é, ní bheidh mé ann?

Chorus

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