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Jul 25, 2005

If you enjoy American folk music you might be familiar with this tune. The American version is called "The Girl I Left Behind", but this is the Irish version of the song. It's called "Waxies Dargle". What does that mean?

"Waxies" were candlemakers.

"Dargle" referred to an annual trip that the Waxies made to the seaside...