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Cailleach liath Rathasai

SŤist: Chorus:
Cailleach liath Rathasai Gray-haired old woman from Raasay
Na ceudan a tathaich oirr Hundreds calling on her
Cailleach liath Rathasai Gray-haired old woman from Raasay
Cailleach reamhar Ronai The fat old woman from Rona
Cailleach liath Rathasai Gray-haired old woman from Raasay
Na ceudan a tathaich oirr Hundreds calling on her
Cailleach liath Rathasai Gray-haired old woman from Raasay
Cailleach reamhar Ronai The fat old woman from Rona
   
Cailleach dhubh nan cudaigean The black-haired woman of the cuddies
'S ioma gin a shluig thu dhiu You swallowed many of them
Cailleach dhubh nan cudaigean The black-haired woman of the cuddies
Cailleach luideach Ronai The messy old woman from Rona
Cailleach dhubh nan cudaigean The black-haired woman of the cuddies
'S ioma gin a shluig thu dhiu You swallowed many of them
Cailleach dhubh nan cudaigean The black-haired woman of the cuddies
Cailleach luideach Ronai The messy old woman from Rona
   
Cailleach liath Shligeachain Gray-haired old woman from Sligeachan
'A bheist tha mo phriobaid oirr' She means nothing to me
Cailleach liath Shligeachain Gray-haired old woman from Sligeachan
'S cailleach chliobach mhor i She is a big clumsy old woman
Cailleach liath Shligeachain Gray-haired old woman from Sligeachan
'A bheist tha mo phriobaid oirr' She means nothing to me
Cailleach liath Shligeachain Gray-haired old woman from Sligeachan
'S cailleach chliobach mhor i She is a big clumsy old woman

 

 

Recordings:
"At Dawn Of Day" on Capercaillie's album Choice Language
"Cailleach Liath Ratharsaigh" on Mary Jane Lamond's album StÚras