I wish I was in carrickfergus
Where the castle looks out to sea.
I would swim over the deepest ocean
For my love to be with me.
But the sea is wide and I can not swim over
Nor have I the wings to fly
I wish I had a handsome boatman,
To ferry me over, my love and i.

I wish I was in the land of arak,
Where the mountains reach the sea.
Where flowers blossom as I do remember.
Where my true love came to me.
But the sea is wide and I can not swim over.
Nor have I the wings to fly.
Ahh to be back now in carrickfergus
To be together .. my love and i.
To be together .. my love and i.

I wish I was in carrickfergus,
To be together my love and i.

I wish I was back home again.



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Carrickfergus Lyrics as written by Katherine Jenkins Simon Franglen

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    Beautiful, peaceful, and sublime. Those are the characteristics of Charlotte Church and her music. (Especially this song)

    KSE Freakon June 30, 2002   Link
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    I LOVE THIS SONG! The music is so beautiful. It surprised me though to find "Carrichfergus" on Loreena McKennitt's CD, though the lyrics were VERY different. I love this version though. Wait, I already said that didn't I.....

    MrReallyBigBadManon April 06, 2005   Link
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    this song is amazing! i love the lyrics beyond anything.

    bmwmusicgirlon July 13, 2008   Link

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