I wish I was in Carrickfergus
where she is waiting, my rainbow's end
I would swim over the deepest ocean
just to see her sweet smile again

but the sea is wide and I cannot get over
nor have I the wings to fly
I wish I knew a friendly boatman
to ferry me back to my sweetheart's side

I close my eyes and I remember
the fields of green and flowers gold
where we would walk in sunlit meadows
how my heart's longing to be back home

but the sea is wide and I cannot get over
nor have I the wings to fly
so I’ll just dream of Carrickfergus
and the day I said goodbye
now and forever my love and I

so I’ll just dream of Carrickfergus
and the day I said goodbye
now and forever my love and I.



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    Song FactAn Irish folk song that was named after the town of Carrickfergus in Northern Ireland.
    sokornyon July 06, 2016   Link

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