Gather up the pots and the old tin cans
The mash, the corn, the barley and the bran.
Run like the devil from the excise man
Keep the smoke from rising, Barney.
Keep your eyes well peeled today
2. Swinging to the left, swinging to the right|
The excise men will dance all night
Drinkin' up the tay till the broad daylight
In the hills of Connemara.
3. A gallon for the butcher and a quart for John
4. Stand your ground, for it's too late
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