The Rose of Mooncoin – lyrics and chords

The chords to The Rose of Mooncoin presented here in the key of G major. Use our chord converter to play the song in other keys. The lyrics are about a man thinking back to the times he spent with his loved one before she had to move away from Ireland.

 
Oh how  
G 
sweet ’tis to  
Em 
roam by the  
C 
Suir’s sunny  
G 
stream
 
And to  
D 
hear the dove  
D7 
coo ‘neath the  
C 
morning 
 
sun
G 
beam
 
Where the thrush and the  
Em 
robin their  
C 
sweet notes en
G 
twine
 
On the  
D 
banks of the  
C 
Suir that flows  
D7 
down by the Moon
G 
coin.

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Chorus

Flow on lovely river, flow gently along
By your waters so sweet sounds the lark’s merry song
On your green banks I’ll wander where first I did join
With you, lovely Molly, the Rose of Mooncoin.

Oh Molly, dear Molly, it breaks my fond heart
To know that we shortly forever must part
I’ll think of you Molly while sun and moonshine
On the banks of the Suir that flows down by Mooncoin.

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She has sailed far away o’er the dark rolling foam
Far away from the hills of her dear Irish home
Where the fisherman sports with his small boat and line
By the banks of the Suir that flows down by Mooncoin.

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Oh then here’s to the Suir with it’s valleys so fair
Where oft times we wandered in the cool morning air
Where the roses are blooming and the lillies entwine
On the banks of the Suir that flows down by Mooncoin.

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Oh how [G]sweet ’tis to [Em]roam by the [C]Suir’s sunny [G]stream
And to [D]hear the dove [D7]coo ‘neath the [C]morning sun[G]beam
Where the thrush and the [Em]robin their [C]sweet notes en[G]twine
On the [D]banks of the [C]Suir that flows [D7]down by the Moon[G]coin.

Chorus

Flow on lovely river, flow gently along
By your waters so sweet sounds the lark’s merry song
On your green banks I’ll wander where first I did join
With you, lovely Molly, the Rose of Mooncoin.

Oh Molly, dear Molly, it breaks my fond heart
To know that we shortly forever must part
I’ll think of you Molly while sun and moonshine
On the banks of the Suir that flows down by Mooncoin.

Chorus

She has sailed far away o’er the dark rolling foam
Far away from the hills of her dear Irish home
Where the fisherman sports with his small boat and line
By the banks of the Suir that flows down by Mooncoin.

Chorus

Oh then here’s to the Suir with it’s valleys so fair
Where oft times we wandered in the cool morning air
Where the roses are blooming and the lillies entwine
On the banks of the Suir that flows down by Mooncoin.

Chorus

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