From the album Amhráin Éasca

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Gola and Tory are islands off the coast of Donegal. Gola is near the mainland but Tory Island is much farther away in the North Sea. Philip was not the only one to run aground on Tory. Perhaps the most famous was the T.S.S. California that ran aground in 1914.

Because of it’s remoteness many traditional singers have gone there to collect songs. There are few recordings of Tory Island singers as well.

Notes:
For those new to Irish Gaelic
fh - is silent
sh - makes only an h sound

Lyrics

Véarsa: (repeat each verse)
1. Báidín Fheilimí d'imigh go Gabhla,
Báidín Fheilimí 's Feilimí ann
Philip's boat left for Gola,
Philip's boat and Philip is in it.

Curfá:
Báidín bídeach, báidín beosach,
báidín bóidheach, báidín Fheilimí
Báidín díreach, báidín deontach,
báidín Fheilimí 's Feilimí ann.

Tiny little boat, lively little boat,
bonny little boat, Philip's little boat.
Straight little boat, willing little boat,
Philip's little boat and Philip's in it.

2. Báidín Fheilimí d'imigh go Toraí,
Báidín Fheilimí 's Feilimí ann.
Philip's boat left for Tory,
Philip's boat and Philip's in it.
Curfá

3. Báidín Fheilimí briseadh i dToraí,
Báidín Fheilimí 's Feilimí ann.
Philip's boat wrecked in Tory,
Philip's boat and Philip's in it.
Curfá