Well, I couldn’t stand his nonsense, so aheld of him I took
and I gave him such a baetin’ as he’d get in Donnybrook.
He hollered me the murther, and to get away did try
and swore he’d nivver write again, “No Irish Need Apply.”
He made a big apology, and I bid him then goodbye,
sayin’, “When nixt you want a baetin’, write ‘No Irish Need Apply.'”
Well, some may think it a misfortune to be christened Patrick Dan,
but to me it is an honor to be born an Irishman.
Sure, I’ve heard that in America, it always is the plan
that an Irishman is just as good as any other man.
A home and hospitality they nivver will deny
to strangers here, or ever write, “No Irish Need Apply.”
Oh, but some black sheep are in the flock: “A drrty lot,” says I;
a daecent man would nivver say, “No Irish Need Apply.”See below
Happy St. Patrick’s Day yesterday!