Irish Drinking Songs

Irish Drinking Songs

Irish drinking songs are cheerful and fun to listen and sing. If you are interested in creating a list of some of the greatest songs, then all that you need to do is to go through the following article...
Singing particular songs while indulging in inebriation is an age-old tradition in various parts of the world, like Italy, Germany, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Spain, Austria, and England. This is especially true in the land of the Celts, particularly Ireland. This especially happens on St. Patrick's Day, which is also a religious holiday in Ireland. Most of the songs are folk music, and hence, many of their drinking songs are not credited to a particular person.

The following writeup is dedicated to the Irish drinking songs that are really popular, not only amongst the Celts but the rest of the world as well.

Traditional Songs

Some of these songs are really funny, and are really enjoyable to those who like and know how to have fun in a group. People who enjoy the whole 'sing-along' atmosphere along with loads of alcohol, will surely enjoy these popular songs for drinking.

Greatest Songs

Here is a list of some traditional drinking songs that are popular in Ireland. Most of these songs are not credited to any particular individual.
  • What'll We Do With a Drunken Sailor ~ Traditional Sea Shanty Song (or pirate song)
  • Danny Boy ~ Frederick Weatherly
  • Johnny Jump Up ~ Traditional
  • Jug Of Punch ~ Clancy Brothers
  • All For Me Grog ~ Traditional
  • An Irish Lullaby (Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ra) ~ J.R. Shannon
  • Black Velvet Band ~ Traditional
  • Bog Down in the Valley ~ Traditional
  • Do Virgins Taste Better ~ Traditional
  • Flower of Scotland ~ Roy Williamson
  • Gypsy Rover ~ Traditional
  • Happy Birthday From Ireland ~ Marc Gunn
  • The Braes of Killiecrankie ~ Robert Burns
  • Lily the Pink ~ Traditional
  • Lish Young Buy-A-Broom ~ Traditional
  • Monster Mash ~ Bobby Pickett and Lenny Capizzi
  • My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose ~ Robert Burns
  • Paddy McCollough ~ Gunn McKee
  • By the Rising of the Moon ~ J.K. Casey
  • Rosin the Beau ~ Traditional
  • Scarborough Faire ~ Traditional
  • Seven Drunken Nights ~ Traditional
  • The Dragon's Retort ~ Claire Stephens McMurray
  • The Irishman Who Doesn't Drink ~ Andrew McKee
  • The Mermaid Song ~ Traditional
  • The Orange and The Green ~ Traditional
  • The Parting Glass ~ Traditional
  • The Unicorn Song ~ Shel Silverstein
  • Soul of a Harper ~ Rie Sheridan
  • Whiskey in the Jar ~ Traditional
  • Ye Jacobites By Name ~ Robert Burns
One More Round!

  • Glass Of Beer ~ Le Ceoltóiri Cultúrlainne
  • Streams Of Whiskey ~ The Pogues
  • Lots Of Drops Of Brandy ~ The Chieftains
  • Drunken Lullabies ~ Flogging Molly
  • Come Out Ye Black And Tans ~ Shamrog
  • Kiss Me I'm S***faced ~ Dropkick Murphys
  • The Wild Rover ~ The Dubliners
  • The Irish Rover ~ The Pogues
  • Drink It Up Men ~ The Clancy Brothers
  • Maloney Wants A Drink ~ The Dubliners
  • The Scotsman ~ Bryan Bowers
  • Juice Of The Barley ~ Sean Dunphy
  • Whiskey, You're the Devil ~ The Highland Rovers Band
  • All For Me Grog ~ Brier
  • Rising of the Moon ~ John Keegan Casey
  • The Moonshiner ~ Delia Murphy
  • Mary Mack ~ Traditional
  • A Drop of Nelson's Blood ~ Jarvis Cocker
  • What's the Rumpus ~ Gaelic Storm
  • Darcy's Ass ~ Gaelic Storm
  • Pair of Brown Eyes ~ The Pogues
  • Do Virgins Taste Better ~ Brobdingnagian Bards
  • Have a Drink ~ O'hAnleigh
  • Monahan's Mudder's Milk ~ Marc Gunn
  • Another Irish Drinking Song ~ the Foremen
  • The Rogue Of Dundee ~ Leza Mesiah
  • Don't Go Drinking With Hobbits ~ Marc Gunn
  • I'll Drink from Dusk Til Dawn ~ Marc Gunn
  • Irish Drinking Songs for Cat Lovers ~ Marc Gunn
  • Traditional Irish Folk Song ~ Denis Leary
  • Home for a Rest ~ Spirit of the West
  • Almost Irish ~ Ceann
  • 40 Shades of Blue ~ Black47
  • Weekend Irish ~ Barleyjuice
Cheers, and don't topple over!