Dingle Bay lyrics and chords

The chords to Dingle Bay are presented in the key of D. The lyrics tell the story of sailors who have set sail from Dingle Bay.

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D 
The sun was  
G 
sinking o’er the  
D 
westward
 
The fleet is leaving Dingle  
Em-A7 
shore
 
I  
D 
watch the  
G 
men row in their  
D 
curraghs
 
As they  
G 
mark the fishing  
A 
grounds near Scellig  
D-D7 
Mor
 
All  
G 
thro’ the night men toiled until the  
D 
daybreak
 
While at home their wives and sweethearts kneel and  
Em-A7 
pray
 
That  
D 
God might  
G 
guard them and pro
D 
tect 
 
them
 
And  
G 
bring them safely  
A 
back to Dingle  
D 
Bay

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I see the green Isle of Valencia
I mind the days around Lough Lein
The gannets swinging with abandon
As they watch the silver store that comes their way
I also see a ship on the horizon
She is sailing to a country far away
On board are exiles feeling lonely
As they wave a fond farewell to Dingle Bay

Now years have passed since I came homeward
And time has left me old and grey
I sit and muse about my childhood
And the happy times I spent near Dingle Bay
I see again the green Isle of Valencia
And the Isle of Innismore seems far away
And I’m always dreaming about my homeland
And the happy days I spent near Dingle Bay

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[D]The sun was [G]sinking o’er the [D]westward
The fleet is leaving Dingle [Em-A7]shore
I [D]watch the [G]men row in their [D]curraghs
As they [G]mark the fishing [A]grounds near Scellig [D-D7]Mor

All [G]thro’ the night men toiled until the [D]daybreak
While at home their wives and sweethearts kneel and [Em-A7]pray
That [D]God might [G]guard them and pro[D]tect them
And [G]bring them safely [A]back to Dingle [D]Bay

I see the green Isle of Valencia
I mind the days around Lough Lein
The gannets swinging with abandon
As they watch the silver store that comes their way
I also see a ship on the horizon
She is sailing to a country far away
On board are exiles feeling lonely
As they wave a fond farewell to Dingle Bay

Now years have passed since I came homeward
And time has left me old and grey
I sit and muse about my childhood
And the happy times I spent near Dingle Bay
I see again the green Isle of Valencia
And the Isle of Innismore seems far away
And I’m always dreaming about my homeland
And the happy days I spent near Dingle Bay

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