*"Childie" means "child".
**Sometimes "shosheen" is "sho-heen" and the "shularoo" in the next line is "sho hoo lo". If you sing it the 2nd way you should substitute these words in all the verses.


This lullaby was written by Alfred Perceval Graves (1846-1931) and published in his book "Songs of Killarney" in 1873.

The first lines of each verse in the video is:

"Lullaby, lullaby,
Sweet little baby,
Don't you cry."
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