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Christmas in Killarney
© 1950, John Redmond/James Cavanaugh/Frank Weldon. New
words 2004, W. S. Messer. Recorded by Darby O'Gill, "Irish
Christmas Rollick", 2004, Dog Sheet Music. (et al).
Notes:
Christmas in Killarney

   C                                         F                               C
The holly green, the ivy green, the prettiest picture you've ever seen
 F                    C  Am       D7         G         C
Is Christmas in Killarney with all of the folks at home
  C                                                        F                         C
It's nice, you know, to kiss your beau while cuddling under the mistletoe
    F                     C            Am          D7          G             C
And Santa Claus you know, of course, is one of the boys from home


    Am                                     F                      Am
The door is always open when the neighbors pay a call
    G                                             Am        D7           G
And Father John before he's gone will bless the house and all


How grand it feels to click your heels and join in the fun of the jigs and reels
I'm handing you no blarney the likes you've never known
Is Christmas in Killarney with all of the folks at home


County Clare is mighty fair and you’ll have the time of your life over there
And Christmas time in Galway is grander than you’d believe
And if you go to old Mayo you’ll swear that you’ve been there before, you know
If you pass the Yule in Limerick, sure, you never will want to leave


Christmas in Cork City is a most amazin’ thing
You can deck the hall in Donegal and hear the angels sing


How grand it feels to click your heels and join in the fun of the jigs and reels
I'm handing you no blarney the likes you've never known
Is Christmas in Killarney with all of the folks at home
I'm handing you no blarney the likes you've never known
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