So Auf Wiedersehen to Crossmaglen farewell
I`ve seen enough of Ireland boys and I won`t be
back for more!
No I won`t be back for more!
The recruiting sergeant told me boys, how army life
But he did not mention the mortar bombs or those
bloody Claymore Mines!
He told me of the German girls; the discos evert
But the only craic in South Armagh comes from an
Well I`ve spent some time on the Toombe Bridge line
where I thought I knew no fear,
Then a van-bomb parked outside my Lisburn base and
brought the barracks in around my ears!
So farewell at last to West Belfast: to the Markets
and the Falls-
I quickly got the message there it was written on
the walls (Brits Out!)
So all you young lads who in England be signing
on the brew-
Keep well away from the IRA and they won`t bother