Rebel Songbook NO
Over The Wall
Nelson's Farewell
New Generation
Nineteen Men
Ninety Miles From Dublin Town
No Irish Need Apply
No Time For Love
O'Donnell Abú
O'Donnell Of Tipperary
O'Donovan Rossa's Farewell
O'Dwyer Of The Glen
O'Hara, Hughes, McCreesh And Sands
Oft In The Stilly Night
Old Alarm Clock,The
Old Fenian Gun,The
On The Blanket
On The One Road
One Shot Paddy
One Sunday Morning
Only Our Rivers Run Free
Oró Sé Do Bheatha 'Bhaile
Oró, Sé Do Bheatha 'Bhaile
Ould Orange Flute, The
Outlaw Rapparee,The
Over The Wall

Over The Wall



In Crumlin Road jail the prisoners one day

Took out a football and started to play

And while all the warders were watching the ball

Nine of the prisoners jumped over the wall



Over the wall, over the wall

Who could believe they jumped over the wall

Over the wall, over the wall

It's hard to believe they jumped over the wall.


Now the warders looked on with the greatest surprise

And the sight that they saw brought the tears to their eyes

For one of the teams was not there at all

They all got transferred and jumped over the wall.


Now the governor's came down with his face in a twist

Said, "Line up these lads while I check out me list"

But nine of the lads didn't answer the call

And the warder said, "Please, sir they're over the wall."


The security forces were shook to the core

So they barred every window and bolted each door

But all of their precautions were no use at all

For another three prisoners jumped over the wall.


When the news reached old Stormont Faulkner turned pale

When he heard that more men had escaped from his jail.

Said he," Now we'll have an enquiry to call

And we'll get Edmund Compton [Maggie Thatcher] to whitewash the wall."