I would not give my Irish wife
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I WOULD NOT GIVE MY IRISH WIFE. AKA and see "We'll all take coach and trip away." Irish, Air. "I would not give my Irish wife" is a song by Thomas D'Aecy M'Gee. The melody was published under the "We'll all take coach" title in uilleann piper O'Farrell's tutor for the Irish pipes, c. 1810. Petrie included a setting in his Ancient Music of Ireland as an unpublished melody, obtained from a manuscript book from the mid-18th century, and was of the opinion that it could well be a composition of harper Turlogh O'Carolan's.
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