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Anyone watching that late late there? Shane didn't look great but he was quite charming. And Sean O Se... It reminded me to listen again to that haunting performance from the Gaiety long ago.

Can any Irish speaker confirm if this translation below is accurate or is it more likely the work of some teenage Tory scumbag ?

Tis the Day a.k.a. Ta na La

I hardly closed my eyes last night
My heart it nearly stopped it's beating
for the row downstairs went on till light
with my daughter and her beau repeating
CHORUS
"'Tis the day" "'Tis not the day"
"'Tis the day into the morning"
"'Tis not the day my maiden gay
for the moon on high it scorns the dawning"

Get up oh man of the house get up
get up and put on your britches
the party's swinging give us a sup
we'll reward you with plenty riches

I won't get up says the man of the house
I won't put on me britches
never the drop will I give to carouse
not for all King Solomon's riches

Me socks are in pop in the pawnbroker's shop
and me shoes have to pay me call
me fences fell down cows over them hop
and I've never a whiffen at all

Me barrel is empty
of that I'm sound
Bar dirty old dregs we'd be scornin'
So here's a pound to stand a round
and let us drink on to the morning
 

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I thought it was brutal, Shane propped up on a set that looked like a pub - fuck me
And that absolute butchering of Fairytale with Philomena Begley was excruciating

I missed the Ta Na La though, so maybe that was good
They didn't do ta na la, I just watched it later myself. Wiki says he's off the drink the last few years so himself and philomena get a pass from me on the basis of obvious ill health and age. I didn't think Ryan was at his best but he didn't say too much.
 

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I thought it was brutal, Shane propped up on a set that looked like a pub - fuck me
And that absolute butchering of Fairytale with Philomena Begley was excruciating

I missed the Ta Na La though, so maybe that was good
Was it like he time he was on singing it with his mother or did I dream that? I kind of hope I did.
 

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I saw a headline on a newspaper today saying Shane was going to tour again. How would he manage it?
 

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