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Through the Eyes of an Irishman

Irish Song Lyrics - Through the Eyes of an Irishman

when I was a boy 'round about three
I remember my grandfather sayin' to me
he said, "Learn to appreciate all that you see
for one day it'll mean so much more to you"
well without realizing the words he did say
sure it started me seein' things a different way
just like the colours of the sun goin' down in the bay
it was a sight I'll never forget

and we'll all meet tonight every child woman and man
for we know in our heart that we'll always be part
of a proud and wonderful land
yes we'll all meet tonight and we'll sing as loud as we can
of an island so green
that can only be seen through the eyes of an Irishman

Oh the days of my youth I spent searching around
and I couldn't believe all the beauty I found
just like the flowers and trees growing up from the ground
full of colour and so full of life
well at twenty four years that's when I started to roam
but it didn't take much to remind me of home
and I think of all the places and people I've known
that I may never see again

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