The Dublin Fusiliers

Well, you've heard about the Indians with their tommy-hawks and spears
And of the U.N. warriors the heroes of recent years
Also I might mention the British Grenadiers
But, none of them were in it with the Dublin Fusiliers
You've heard about the Light Brigade and of the deeds they've done
And of the other regiments that many vic'tries won
But the pride of all the armies, Dragoons and Carabineers
Was the noble band of warriors—The Dublin Fusiliers

With your left turn, right about face--this is the way we go
Chargin' with fixed bayonets, the terror of every foe
Glory to old Ireland's proudest buccaneers
And a terror to creation are—The Dublin Fusiliers

You've heard about the wars between the Russians and the Brits
The Czar one day was readin' an old copy of Tidbits
And when the General came to him and threw himself down in tears
"We'd better run back like blazes it's—The Dublin Fusiliers
The Czar commenced to tremble and bit his upper lip
"Begorrah boys!" Sez he, "I think we'd better take a tip.
Them devils come to Dublin and to judge from what I hear,
They're demons of militia men—The Dublin Fusiliers


Well the sergeant cried, "Get ready lads, lay down each sword and gun,
Take off your shoes and stockings boys, and when I tell yous, run."
They didn't stop but started and amidst three ringing cheers
Came a shower of bricks and bullets from—The Dublin Fusiliers
The time that Julius Caesar tried to land down at Ringsend
The Coastguards couldn't stop 'em, so for the Dublin’s they did send
And just as they were landing, lads, we heard three ringin' cheers
"Get back to Rome like blazes it's—The Dublin Fusiliers


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