Dublin can be Heaven (Dublin Saunter)

By Leo Maguire, popularised by Noel Purcell and Jimmy O'Dea

Stepen's Green

I've been North and I've been South, I've been East and West,
I've been just a rolling stone,
Yet there's one place on this earth I've always liked the best,
Just a little town I call my own.

Dublin can be heaven, to have coffee at eleven,
And a stroll in Stephen's green.
There's no need to hurry, there's no need to worry,
You're a king and the lady's a queen.
Grafton Street's a wonderland, there's magic in the air,
There's diamonds in the lady's eyes and gold-dust in her hair,
And if you don't believe me, come and meet me there,
In Dublin of a sunny Summer's morning.

I've been here and I've been there, I've sought the rainbow's end
But no crock of gold I've found.
Now I know that come what will, whatever fate may send,
Here my roots are deep in friendly ground.


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