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Erin Go Bragh Meaning!

Erin Go Bragh Meaning

What is the meaning of the blessing Erin Go Braugh or Erin Go Bragh? The meaning of Erin Go Bragh derives from a Gaelic saying to pledge allegiance to Ireland.

It’s meaning is Ireland Forever. However, when translated, Erin Go Bragh can take other similar meanings:

“Ireland until eternity”

“Ireland until the end (of time)”

“Ireland until the Day of Judgment”

Of note, the above is an Irish Gaelic expression. There is reportedly also a Scottish expression which basically results in the same meaning. Why is there a Scottish expression for Ireland Forever? Because of a 1990s Scottish song “Erin-go-Bragh” which carries the below lyrics:

My name’s Duncan Campbell from the shire of Argyll
I’ve travelled this country for many’s the mile
I’ve travelled through Ireland, Scotland and a’
And the name I go under’s bold Erin-go-bragh
One night in Auld Reekie as I walked down the street
A saucy big polis I chanced for to meet
He glowered in my face and he gi’ed me some jaw
Sayin’ “When cam’ ye over, bold Erin-go-bragh?”


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