The Irish Rebel Music of Pádraig Mór...
(Saoirse & Shebeen)

Padraig Mor -- The Irish Rebel Music Of Padraig Mor (Saoirse & Shebeen)

MEET ME AT THE PILLAR (O'Meara/O'Meara)

1

I was walking down by Islandbridge just going as I please

That April day the sun was warm there was but a gentle breeze

And I wandered up the old stone steps into the Phoenix Park

And watched the children laugh & play in the hours before the dark

2

I walked up by the monument, I lay there on the ground

And people started crying when they heard the battle sound

And I dont know what came over me for a moment I could hear

The pleading of a soldier's voice kept calling in my ear

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Meet me at the Pillar son, please meet me there at noon

I need you brave young Irishmen, there's something we must do

Meet me at the Pillar son, it still is not too late

It's time to sing a freedom's song, come soon I cannot wait

3

I looked around to see that man but nobody was there

In the distance I could hear the drums but a stillness filled the air

So I closed my eyes & in my dream a soldier I could see

He said his name was Padraig Pearse & he kept on calling me

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4

That awful night I lay awake & many times I cried

I could not answer his command no matter how I tried

So there in the dark I did my best just to say a silent prayer

That when they take him to his death he will know how much I cared

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