On the (F)gay Galtee (Dm)Mountains one (Bb)morning in (F)May
I'll tell you a (Dm)story that (Bb)happened one (C)day
It's a(F)bout a fair maiden her (Bb)age was six(F)teen
And she (C)sported the colours white, (F)orange (C)and (F)green.
A (F)young British (Dm)soldier was (Bb)passing that (F)day
And he spied a fair (Dm)maiden with (Bb)colours so (C)gay
He (F)rode alongside her and jumped (Bb)from his ma(F)chine
And he (C)tried for to capture the (F)flag of (C)Sinn (F)Féin.
You'll (F)not get these (Dm)colours the (Bb)fair maiden (F)said
You'll not get these (Dm)colours un(Bb)til I am (C)dead
I'll (F)fight by the glenside, it (Bb)remains to be (F)seen
And I'll (C)die for these colours white, (F)orange (C)and (F)green.
T’was (F)early next (Dm)morning in (Bb)Tipperary (F)town
From the gay Galtee (Dm)Mountains this (Bb)young maid came (C)down
She was (F)sick in her heart it was (Bb)plain to be (F)seen
For they (C)murdered Tom Ashe for the (F)flag of (C)Sinn (F)Féin.