Coileach an Lae - When the Cock crows it is day

Rince port dúbalta - Double Jig
Cach o dúdal dú - Cock a doodle doo

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Tá 'n coileach a' fógairt an lae
Tá 'n coileach a' fógairt an lae
Tá an mhuc ag a' ndoras
A d'iarraidh é oscailt
Tá 'n coileach a' fógairt an lae

Tá 'n coileach a' fógairt an lae
Tá 'n coileach a' fógairt an lae
Tá 'n chearc is a hál
Ina gcodladh go sámh
Tá 'n coileach a' fógairt an lae

Tá 'n coileach a' fógairt an lae
Tá 'n coileach a' fógairt an lae
Tá bó na leath - adhairce
'Tál bhainne do'n teaghlach
Tá 'n coileach a' fógairt an lae

Tá 'n coileach a' fógairt an lae
Tá 'n coileach a' fógairt an lae
Tá an ghealach 'na lui
Is an ghrian ag éirí
Tá 'n coileach a' fógairt an lae

When the cock crows it is day
When the cock crows it is day
The pig is at the door
Requesting you to open it
When the cock crows it is day

When the cock crows it is day
When the cock crows it is day
The hen and her chickens are
Sleeping pleasantly.
When the cock crows it is day

When the cock crows it is day
When the cock crows it is day
The one horned cow is providing
Milk for the family.
When the cock crows it is day

When the cock crows it is day
When the cock crows it is day
The moon is setting
The sun is rising.
When the cock crows it is day.

* The phonetics on this page are an approximation as a guide in pronunciation. Check with Fóclóir Póca for the official standard phonetics.

IrishPage.com October 2006, Courtesy of Jack & Vivian

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