A Stór Mo Chroí (trad.)
In 2016, Fintan McHugh released his solo debut album "Wait Till The Clouds Roll By" - watch the official music video to "A Stór Mo Chroí" (trad.)
Video: Kenny Volodimer
Official Website: http://fintanmchugh.com
Listen and download or order a copy of Fintan McHugh's debut album "Wait Till The Clouds Roll By".
A Stór Mo Chroí, when you're far away
From the home that you'll soon be leaving,
Sure it's many the time by night and by day
That your heart will be sorely grieving.
For the stranger's land may be bright and fair,
And rich in her treasures golden.
You'll pine, I know, for the long, long ago
And the heart that is never olden.
A Stór Mo Chroí, in the stranger's land
There is plenty of wealth and wailing.
Whilst gems adorn the great and grand
There are faces with hunger pailing.
Well the road is dreary, and hard to tread
And the lights of their cities blind you.
Won't you turn a stór to Erin's shore
And the one that you left behind you.
A Stór Mo Chroí, when the evening's sun
Over mountain and meadow is a-falling,
Won't you turn away from the throng and list
And maybe you'll hear me calling.
For the sound of a voice that is surely mine
For somebody's speedy returning.
A ruin, a ruin, won't you come back soon
To the ones that will always love you.