They went to Peter Flannery whose name it was great.
And from that to Ned Nicholson who lived on the estate
Mick let a roar and Biddy let a bawl and sure Ned swore he'd pay no rent atall
With me tareidilum, tareidilum, tareidilum fol the dol de.
And from that is Tom Phillips who had no sense in his head
They went down to the blackbird with the cage in their hands
The kippeens across for the young ones to stand,
With me tareidilum, tareidilum, tareidilum, fol the dol de.They went to Pat Gormley and there to be sure,
They found Mark Gormley begging Home