The Man From Mullingar lyrics and chords

The chords to The Man From Mullingar are presented in the key of D. The lyrics tell the tale of the fictional Paddy Mullingar who fought against the British in the War of Independence.

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D 
You may talk and write and  
G 
boast about your Fen
D 
ians and your  
A 
clans
 
And how the boys of County Cork beat up the black and  
D 
Tans
 
And view a little  
G 
codger who came  
D 
out without a  
A 
scar
 
His name was Paddy Mulligan the  
D 
man from  
A 
Mullin
D 
gar
 
The peelers chased him out of Conne
A 
mara – Mara
 
For  
D 
beating up the valiant Scan O’
A 
Hara – Hara
 
And  
G 
when he came to  
D 
Ballymote he  
G 
stole the parson’s  
D 
car
 
And he sold it to the bishop in the town of  
A 
Castle
D 
bar


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Seven Hundred Peelers couldn’t  
A 
catch him – catch him
 
The  
D 
king sent out an order for to  
A 
lash him – lash him
 
When  
G 
Patrick came to  
D 
Dublin town he  
G 
stole an armoured  
D 
car
 
And gave it to the IRA brigade in  
A 
Mullin
D 
gar

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On Easter Monday morning when the boys did hear the bugle’s sound
Paddy raised the flag of war down in his native town
First he went to make his peace with dear old Father Maher
Then went and blew the barracks up and wrecked half of Mullingar

When Ireland takes her place among the nations of the world
And her flag of orange, white and green to the four winds is unfurled
When you read the roll of honour you will find marked with a star
Patrick Sarsfield Mulligan, the man from Mullingar!

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[D]You may talk and write and [G]boast about your Fen[D]ians and your [A]clans
And how the boys of County Cork beat up the black and [D]Tans
And view a little [G]codger who came [D]out without a [A]scar
His name was Paddy Mulligan the [D]man from [A]Mullin[D]gar

The peelers chased him out of Conne[A]mara – Mara
For [D]beating up the valiant Scan O’[A]Hara – Hara
And [G]when he came to [D]Ballymote he [G]stole the parson’s [D]car
And he sold it to the bishop in the town of [A]Castle[D]bar

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Seven Hundred Peelers couldn’t [A]catch him – catch him
The [D]king sent out an order for to [A]lash him – lash him
When [G]Patrick came to [D]Dublin town he [G]stole an armoured [D]car
And gave it to the IRA brigade in [A]Mullin[D]gar

On Easter Monday morning when the boys did hear the bugle’s sound
Paddy raised the flag of war down in his native town
First he went to make his peace with dear old Father Maher
Then went and blew the barracks up and wrecked half of Mullingar

When Ireland takes her place among the nations of the world
And her flag of orange, white and green to the four winds is unfurled
When you read the roll of honour you will find marked with a star
Patrick Sarsfield Mulligan, the man from Mullingar!

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