Irish drinking songs, which are funny is a genre in itself because there are more than a dozen of artists who dedicate their talent to write hilarious songs revolving around alcohol. This genre of music is also popularly known as ‘Celtic Comedy Songs.’
The genre has been made famous by music artists like Seamus Kennedy, StoneRing, Lintie, Jonathan Ramsey, The Irish Balladeers, Rambling Sailors, Marc Gunn & The Dubliners Tabby Cats, Ceann, Tom Smith, Ravens, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Stubby Shillelaghs and Brobdingnagian Bards. Everybody loves the song “Seven Drunken Nights” as the song tells a tale of a drunken husband who is far too drunk to realize that his wife is cheating on him. It is quite a popular one among the Irish folks too! Hear the version of this song by Seamus Kennedy; it is quite a feast! Do not miss “Monkey Farts” by Seamus Kennedy too.
A song called “The Moonshiner” by the “The Clancy Brothers” is another funny addition to the collection of funny Irish drinking songs. It is a traditional Irish song about the alcohol called moonshine, and the moonshiner in the song only believe in the glory of drinking moonshine, and everything else is clearly a waste of time for him! The song “The Night That Paddy Murphy Died” is also widely popular among the Irish folks. The lyrics of the song describe a typical case of drunken night where the police have to take the matter in its hand to stop a fight. Another such song describing adventures of a drunken night is an old song called the “Old Dun Cow.” In the song, the man and his drinking buddies continue drinking despite the fire and destruction. They even head to another bar for a few drinks. Well, there is no stopping a human who wants to get completely wasted by alcohol, indeed!