PRETTY IRISH GIRL From the film "Darby O'Gill And The Little People" (1959) (Lawrence Edward Watkin / Oliver Wallace) Sean Connery (Film Soundtrack) - 1959 Ruby Murray & Brendan O'Dowda - 1959 Rex Allen - 1961 Have you ever seen the seagulls A-flyin' o'er the heather Or the crimson sails on Galway Bay The fishermen unfurl Oh, the earth is filled with beauty And its gathered all together In the form and face and dainty grace Of a pretty Irish girl Oh, she's my dear, my darlin' one Her eyes so sparklin' full of fun No other, no other Can match the likes of her She's my dear, my darlin' one My smilin' and beguilin' one I love the ground she walks upon My pretty Irish girl Have you ever seen the morning in Kerry and Killarny When the dew is on the hayrick And ev'ry drop a pearl When the geese are full of blarney And the thrush is singing Gaelic And standing in the doorway Is a Pretty Irish Girl Oh, she's my dear, my darlin' one Her eyes so sparklin' full of fun No other, no other Can match the likes of her She's my dear my darlin' one My smilin' and beguilin' one I love the ground she walks upon My pretty Irish girl When I'm parted from my darlin' My sighs would sail a schooner And when I cannot reach her, sure My tears would turn a mill Since she cannot be unkind To any helpless creature I think that I will marry me A pretty Irish Girl Oh, she's my dear, my darlin' one Her eyes so sparklin' full of fun No other, no other Can match the likes of her She's my dear my darlin' one My smilin' and beguilin' one I love the ground she walks upon My pretty Irish girl